100 Years of Women's Suffrage
A University of Illinois Press Anthology
Celebrating the work that women did and do to secure equal voting rights
100 Years of Womens Suffrage commemorates the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment by bringing together essential scholarship on the women's suffrage movement and women's voting previously published by the University of Illinois Press. With an original introduction by Nancy A. Hewitt, the volume illuminates the lives and work of key figures while uncovering the endeavors of all womenacross lines of gender, race, class, religion, and ethnicityto gain, and use, the vote. Beginning with works that focus on cultural and political suffrage battles, the chapters then look past 1920 at how women won, wielded, and continue to fight for access to the ballot.
A curation of important scholarship on a pivotal historical moment, 100 Years of Womens Suffrage captures the complex and enduring struggle for fair and equal voting rights.
Contributors: Laura L. Behling, Erin Cassese, Mary Chapman, M. Margaret Conway, Carolyn Daniels, Bonnie Thornton Dill, Ellen Carol DuBois, Julie A. Gallagher, Barbara Green, Nancy A. Hewitt, Leonie Huddy, Kimberly Jensen, Mary-Kate Lizotte, Lady Constance Lytton, and Andrea G. Radke-Moss
"From the brutal imprisonment narratives that roused a nation's sympathies to the suffragists' plight to the 'gender gap' in contemporary voting, this text is a rich collection of University of Illinois Press works on the American womens suffrage quest and its aftermath. 100 Years of Womens Suffrage highlights rarely discussed regional and racial approaches in the fight for women's 'first class citizenship' through a fascinating mix of primary accounts and historical and gender studies essays. A recommended anthology that rightly honors the Nineteenth Amendment's centennial."--Michelle R. Scott, author of Blues Empress in Black Chattanooga: Bessie Smith and the Emerging Urban South
"Offering a unique and creative way to reflect on the suffrage movement, this anthology includes a full gamut of suffrage-related topics and controversies. This collection from years of scholarship from some of the most important scholars of women and voting will enrich our understanding of the subject in all its diversity and range. In revisiting the arguments, it will assuredly prompt new scholarship on the movement."--Susan Goodier, coauthor of No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement
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Media and the Fight for Women's Suffrage
Edited by Linda Steiner, Carolyn Kitch, and Brooke Kroeger
How Sensational Images Transformed Nineteenth-Century Journalism
What Happened to Women in the Silent Film Industries?
Jane M. Gaines
Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence
Emily L. Thuma
White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"
Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians
Edited by Julie A. Gallagher and Barbara Winslow
Championing Women's Activism in Modern America
Race, Myth, and the Courts
Dawn Rae Flood
Women and Documentary Film
Black Women and Internationalism
Edited by Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill