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Women and American Socialism, 1870-1920 (The Working Class in American History)

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Paperback, 384 pages
Published April 1st 1983 by University of Illinois Press (first published March 1981)
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Hortensia
This is an excellently written and extremely informative book on women in socialist organizations from the late nineteenth century to the end of the 1910s and birth of feminism as a political and social concept. I liked how well it traced the socialist movement.

I'm not sure I agree with Buhle's assessment that the biggest tensions were between the immigrant German women with one set of concerns about class as primary and the Bohemian/Jewish/urban socialists who began to see sexual and woman's li
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