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Margaret Finnegan's pathbreaking study of woman suffrage from the 1850s to the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 reveals how activists came to identify with consumer culture and employ its methods of publicity to win popular support through carefully crafted images of enfranchised women as "personable, likable, and modern."

Drawing on organization records, suffragists' papers a

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Published February 15th 1999 by Columbia University Press (first published January 4th 1999)
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Margaret Finnegan's work has appeared in Salon, LA Times, FamilyFun and other publications. She lives in South Pasadena, California with her husband, two children, and her dog, Scout. She is partial to all of them but must admit that the dog gives her the least grief, for which she is grateful.

Currently, she is just a little obsessed with soft-serve vanilla ice cream and Ewan McGregor. Is there a
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