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Author Shilo, Margalit, author

Title Girls of liberty : the struggle for suffrage in Mandatory Palestine / Margalit Shilo
Published Waltham, Massachusetts : Brandeis University Press, [2015]
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Series Brandeis Series on Gender, Culture, Religion, and Law
HBI Series on Jewish Women
Brandeis series on gender, culture, religion & law.
HBI series on Jewish women.
Contents 1. Feminism and its Zionist and Hebrew roots -- 2. The women's struggle begins: local organization -- 3. The national campaign commences -- 4. From associations to political party: the union of Hebrew women for equal rights -- 5. One step forward, two steps back -- 6. The union comes of age -- 7. Five years of struggle and a victory -- 8. Victory and defeat
Summary "Presents the story of the struggle for women's right to vote in Mandatory Palestine. Includes portraits of individual leaders and discusses the Zionist roots of feminism and nationalism, the views of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish sector, and comparative information on contemporary suffrage movements elsewhere in the world"-- Provided by the publisher
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Subject Jewish women -- Suffrage -- Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948
Jewish women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948
Jewish women -- Political activity -- Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948
Suffragists -- Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948
Palestine -- Politics and government -- 1917-1948.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781611689259 (electronic bk.)
1611689252 (electronic bk.)
9781611689280 (electronic bk.)
1611689287 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)