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Title The American new woman revisited : a reader, 1894-1930 / edited by Martha H. Patterson
Published New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 340 pages) : illustrations
Contents Defining the new woman in the periodical press -- Women's suffrage and political participation -- Temperance, social purity, and maternalism -- The women's club movement and women's education -- Work and the labor movement -- World War I and its aftermath -- Prohibition and sexuality -- Consumer culture, leisure culture, and technology -- Evolution, birth control, and eugenics
Summary In North America between 1894 and 1930, the rise of the?New Woman? sparked controversy on both sides of the Atlantic and around the world. As she demanded a public voice as well as private fulfillment through work, education, and politics, American journalists debated and defined her. Who was she and where did she come from? Was she to be celebrated as the agent of progress or reviled as a traitor to the traditional family? Over time, the dominant version of the American New Woman became typified as white, educated, and middle class: the suffragist, progressive reformer, and bloomer-wearing b
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 311-330) and index
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Subject Women -- United States -- History
Minority women -- United States -- History
Feminism -- United States -- History
Women's rights -- United States -- History
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
Minority women.
Women's rights.
Frauenemanzipation Motiv
Afro-Américain (peuple) -- féminisme -- Etats-Unis -- 1894 -- 1930.
droits de la femme -- féminisme -- Etats-Unis -- 1894 -- 1930.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Patterson, Martha H., 1966-
ISBN 9780813544946