Making Waves: Female Activists in Twentieth-Century Florida

Making Waves: Female Activists in Twentieth-Century Florida

by Jack E. Davis
     
 

This collection enriches our understanding of the history of modern Florida and the role women played in it. To a degree greater than any other southern state in the twentieth century, Florida experienced dramatic economic, political, social, and environmental challenges, and Florida's women were in the forefront of the great social and political responses to those…  See more details below

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This collection enriches our understanding of the history of modern Florida and the role women played in it. To a degree greater than any other southern state in the twentieth century, Florida experienced dramatic economic, political, social, and environmental challenges, and Florida's women were in the forefront of the great social and political responses to those challenges. These thirteen essays describe the contributions made by women in urban renewal, civil liberties, civil rights, child welfare, labor unions, education, environmental protection, rural extension work, and women's liberation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813027678
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Series:
Florida History and Culture Series
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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