"A very thorough and extremely well-researched study of the making of U.S. policy on married women's citizenship between 1855 and 1934, including a focus on the women's groups that campaigned to move the policy from dependency for the wife to independent citizenship. . . . This is a more detailed history of policy-making in this area than has been done for decades."--Nancy F. Cott, Yale University "This is a growing and important aspect of the history of feminism; the differences of opinion and strategy over these policies ...

A Nationality of Her Own 1998, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520206502

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