American Feminism: Key Source Documents, 1848-1920

1st Edition

Janet Beer, Katherine Joslin, Anne Trudgill

Published November 28, 2002
Reference - 1600 Pages
ISBN 9780415219457 - CAT# RU20242
Series: History of Feminism


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This anthology publishes key documents in the history of American feminism that are currently only available in extract form or in archives.
This set spans from the Seneca Falls Convention in 1848 to the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women's suffrage in 1920, and includes works of well-known women's campaigners such as: Angelina and Sarah M. Grimke, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Victoria Woodhull, Margaret Fuller, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Carrie Chapman Catt, Jane Addams, Matilda Gage and others.
The collection also contains anti-feminist writings, by both men and women, including socio-medical writings and examples from health manuals.

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