ELEANOR FLEXNER. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Pp. xiv, Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard Uni. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Front Cover · Eleanor Flexner, Ellen Frances Fitzpatrick. Harvard University Press. Mary R. Dearing; Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. By Eleanor Flexner. (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard .
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Very good overview, with enough personal notes to draw the reader in. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I found a new look at this time in my life very enlightening.
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Century of Struggle tells the story of one of the great social movements in American history. Millions of people who had known ten or twenty years of security were suddenly reduced to joblessness.
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Excellent book, made more if by Flexner’s anticipating of most of the major themes of women’s history. Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it May 07, Apr 19, Sue rated it really liked it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search. I took a class in and this was one of the texts.
Contents The Position of American Women up to Lists with This Book. From Seneca Falls to the Civil War.
I picked this out to read because my new idea for a novel takes place in the later years of the suffrage movement, and I knew I needed to research the time period. Views Read Edit View history. Morton rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Close mobile search navigation Article navigation.
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Nor were there any cushions against acute need, such as unemployment insurance or social security… Establishing such minimal bulwarks against hunger and homelessness as trade unions and social insurance were the elemental concerns of a generation of American workers….
Especially admired the determination of the author to include the racial aspect of the WRM and it’s interplay with abolition. There is a timelessness about [ Century of Struggle ] that transcends the historical forces that shaped its construction as a work of history… [I]t endures not just as a penetrating and learned study but as a work that contributed to the continued effort to enlarge the scope and deepen the foundation of history. I originally checked this book out from the library.