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Title Susan B. Anthony and the struggle for equal rights / edited by Christine L. Ridarsky and Mary M. Huth ; with an introduction by Nancy A. Hewitt.
Published Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  HQ1413.A55 S873 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description x, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Gender and race in American history, 2152-6400
Gender and race in American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface -- Introduction / Nancy A. Hewitt -- Constructing memory -- We shall be remembered : Susan B. Anthony and the politics of writing history / Lisa Tetrault -- Anthony and her allies -- "To bury the black man and the woman in the citizen" : the American equal rights association and the New York State Constitutional Convention of 1867 / Laura Free -- "I pray with my work" : Susan B. Anthony's religious journey / Kathi Kern -- Broadening the boundaries of the equal rights struggle -- Others and origins : nineteenth-century suffragists and the "Indian problem" / Melissa Ryan -- Frances watkins harper and the search for women's interracial alliances / Alison M. Parker -- The ladies' land league and the labor question : Irish-American women and social reform in the late nineteenth century / Tara M. McCarthy -- Reconstructing memory -- Knowing Susan B. Anthony : the stories we tell of a life / Ann D. Gordon -- List of contributors -- Index.
Summary "Though Susan B. Anthony is best remembered for leading the campaign for women's suffrage, she worked in multiple movements for equality beyond women's right to vote, including antislavery, Native American rights, temperance, and labor reform. In doing so she forged alliances with other activists to forward a broad social justice agenda, but she also faced opposition from these reformers on how best to achieve this goal. Susan B. Anthony and the Struggle for Equal Rights explores the diversity of women's activism in nineteenth-century American reform movements, focusing on how Anthony and other women reformers shaped those movements and our memories of them. The essays here chart the long career of Anthony in this rich historical context of women's activism and display the efforts of a wide variety of women, and the challenges they faced, in the continued struggle for equality."--Publisher's website.
Subject Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906.
Women social reformers -- United States.
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Social movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Related Names Ridarsky, Christine L.
Huth, Mary Margaret.
ISBN 9781580464253 hardback alkaline paper
1580464254 hardback alkaline paper
Standard # 40021710647
OCLC number 773672096