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Author Bank, Michaela.

Title Women of two countries : German-American women, women's rights and nativism, 1848-1890 / Michaela Bank
Published New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
Contents Content and Effect of 19th-century Gendered Nativism -- "Women of Two Countries" as Critics, Translators and Messengers -- The Complex Place of Women of Two Countries -- A German-American Movement : Critical Opponents -- Imagining Opposition to Nativism -- Mathilde Wendt's Powerful Words : Die Neue Zeit -- Mathilde Wendt's Activism : Deutscher Frauenstimmrechtsverein -- Opposition as a Dual Strategy -- Mathilde Franziska Anneke : Powerful Translator -- Anneke's Identification with the Women's Rights Movement -- Translating Nativism -- Anneke's Efforts on Behalf of the Germans -- Ethnicity as Anneke's Source of Power -- Clara Neymann : Transatlantic Messenger -- Neymann's German-American political apprenticeship -- Women Suffrage and Temperance in Nebraska -- Neymann's Ethnicization at NWSA Washington Conventions -- Neymann as Messenger in Germany -- The Transatlantic Space of "Women of Two Countries" -- The Ascendance of the US-American Avant-Garde -- The Paradox of Nativism
Subject Anneke, Mathilde Franziska Giesler, 1817-1884.
Neymann, Clara, 1840-
Wendt, Mathilde.
Anneke, Mathilde Franziska Giesler, 1817-1884.
Neymann, Clara, 1840-
Wendt, Mathilde.
German American women -- Biography
German American women -- Political activity -- History -- 19th century
Nativism -- History -- 19th century
Women immigrants -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Women immigrants -- United States -- Biography
Women political activists -- United States -- Biography.
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
German American women.
Women immigrants.
Women political activists.
Women's rights.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857455133