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Southern Strategies: Southern Women and the Woman Suffrage Question

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The biographies of more than 800 women form the basis for Elna Green's study of the suffrage and the antisuffrage movements in the South. Green's comprehensive analysis highlights the effects that factors such as class background, marital status, educational level, and attitudes about race and gender roles had in inspiring the region's women to work in favor of, or in oppo ...more
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Published May 26th 1997 by University of North Carolina Press (first published May 1st 1997)
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This book fills the gap by looking at southern women and woman suffrage. according to the author: "Suffragism moved south of the Mason-Dixon line only after the New South had generated a critical mass of industrial and urban problems around which reform minded Southern women could organize and had produced urban centers with sufficient numbers of middle class women willing to join reform movements."
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The biographies of more than 800 women form the basis for Elna Green's study of the suffrage and the antisuffrage movements in the South. Green's comprehensive analysis highlights the effects that factors such as class background, marital status, educational level, and attitudes about race and gender roles had in inspiring the region's women to work in favor of, or in opposition to, their own enfranchisement.
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