From Ladies to Women: The Organized Struggle for Women's Rights in the Reconstruction Era

From Ladies to Women: The Organized Struggle for Women's Rights in the Reconstruction Era

by Israel Kugler

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From Ladies to Women: The Organized Struggle for Women's Rights in the Reconstruction Era by Israel Kugler

Unlike most leading works that focus on a broad spectrum of the woman's rights movement, Israel Kugler's volume provides an in-depth analysis of the drive for equalty for women during a specific, influential era in American history: the pioneering efforts of woman's rights organizations in the post-Civil War period. With the war against slavery at an end, the Reconstruction Era was hailed by women leaders, who had been active in the Union cause, as the time for the establishment of equal rights for all humanity—men and women alike. It was this historic period that saw the creation of permanent woman's rights organizations dedicated to a specific goal—that of woman suffrage.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313252396
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/15/1987
Series: Contributions in Women's Studies Series , #77
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

ISRAEL KUGLER is Professor Emeritus of Social Science at the City University of New York.

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