Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era / Edition 1

Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics from the Civil War to the Progressive Era / Edition 1

by Rebecca B. Edwards
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195116968

ISBN-13: 9780195116960

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Historian Rebecca Edwards reveals the history of the role of gender in American politics, from the days of the Revolution to the early 20th century. Using cartoons, speeches, party platforms, news accounts, and campaign memorabilia, Edwards offers a compelling explanation of why family values, women in politics, and even candidates' sex lives remain hot-button issues

Overview

Historian Rebecca Edwards reveals the history of the role of gender in American politics, from the days of the Revolution to the early 20th century. Using cartoons, speeches, party platforms, news accounts, and campaign memorabilia, Edwards offers a compelling explanation of why family values, women in politics, and even candidates' sex lives remain hot-button issues today. Illustrated. 288 pp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195116960
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Chronology of Key Elections and Other Events xi
Introduction 3(9)
1 The Political Crucible of the Civil War
12(27)
2 Suffragists, Prohibitionists, and Republicans
39(20)
3 Democrats and Domestic Economics
59(16)
4 The Gospel of St. Republican
75(16)
5 Populism
91(20)
6 Redemption
111(22)
7 New Parameters of Power
133(17)
8 Progressives and Protection, 1897-1912
150(17)
Epilogue 167(4)
Notes 171(42)
Selected References 213(8)
Index 221

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