This book offers a comprehensive history of the women's movements in the United States and Britain from the late eighteenth century through the 1920s, detailing both similarities and differences. In each country, organized feminism developed from similar social conditions: a shared heritage of Enlightenment ideas, a relative expansion of political rights, the spread of industrialization and urbanization, the growth of an influential middle class, and the presence of a predominantly Protestant culture. In addition, women of ...

Women's Movement 1993, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9780870238673

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