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Woman"s Hour

Celebrating Sixty Years of Women"s Lives
  • 416 Pages
  • 2.36 MB
  • 2669 Downloads
  • English
by
John Murray
Biography: general, Other prose: from c 1900 -, Radio, Women"s studies, Biography & Autobiography, Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography, General, Biography & Autobiography / General,
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7860785M
ISBN 100719563801
ISBN 139780719563805

“Imaginatively conceived and vividly written, The Woman’s Hour gives us a stirring history of women's long journey to suffrage and to political influence. Making bold connection with race and class, Weiss’s splendid book is as much needed today as it was in when Eleanor Roosevelt noted that men hate women with power/5().

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The Woman’s Hour is a history book that reads like a thriller. It is about the climax of US suffrage movement, the final state’s ratification of the 19th Amendment of US. We all know the battle was won, but I did not know the fight so hard and the final batter so dramatic/5. “Imaginatively conceived and vividly written, The Woman’s Hour gives us a stirring history of women's long journey to suffrage and to political influence.

Making bold connection with race and class, Weiss’s splendid book is as much needed today as it was in when Eleanor Roosevelt noted that men hate women with power/5(). 'The Woman's Hour' looks at the pivotal role Tennessee played in women's suffrage, and the forces on both sides.

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Making bold connection with race and class, Weiss’s splendid book is as much needed today as it was in when Eleanor Roosevelt noted that men hate women with power. Elaine Weiss’ book is a well-written, well-thought-out work set in a decisive historical moment. For readers eager to learn more about woman’s suffrage and for history lovers in general, it is a must-read.

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"Imaginatively conceived and vividly written, The Woman's Hour gives us a stirring history of women's long journey to suffrage and to political influence. Making bold connection with race and class, Weiss's splendid book is as much needed today as it was in when Eleanor Roosevelt noted that men hate women with power/5().

Elaine Weiss's excellent account of the fight for female suffrage, The Woman's Hour, recounts the furious political battle that was waged in Tennessee (the 36th state to pass the act and last state needed for ratification) in the weeks leading up to this pivotal moment in history.

“Imaginatively conceived and vividly written, The Woman’s Hour gives us a stirring history of women’s long journey to suffrage and to political influence. Making bold connection with race and class, Weiss’s splendid book is as much needed today as it was in when Eleanor Roosevelt noted that men hate women with power.

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The Woman's Hour Quotes Showing of 7 “When the founders wrote “We the People,” they really meant “We the White, Wealthy Men.” Despite much lofty rhetoric, all men were not created equal, and women didn’t count at all.”Author: Elaine F. Weiss.

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