The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote

The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote

by Brooke Kroeger


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438466309
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 390
Sales rank: 1,277,299
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Brooke Kroeger is Professor at the New York University Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. Her books include Nellie Bly: Daredevil, Reporter, Feminist and Fannie: The Talent for Success of Writer Fannie Hurst.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
An Introduction

1. “If Men Should Be Wanted”: 1907–1908

2. “The Favor of Such Men”: 1909

3. “What Can We Do to Persuade You?”: 1910

4. “Jeers and Abuse”: 1911

5. “The Change in Public Sentiment Is Remarkable”: 1912

6. “Gettes and Gists”: 1913

7. “This Whole Feminist Front”: 1914

8. “Should Women Vote in New York?”: 1915

9. “It May Move Like a Glacier, But . . .”: 1916

10. “Mr. President, How Long Must Women Wait for Liberty?”: 1917

A Coda “The Least Tribute We Can Pay Them”: 1918–1920

Suffragent Portraits List and Credits

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