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Century of Struggle

The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States, Enlarged Edition

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674106536

Publication Date: 03/01/1996


432 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations

Belknap Press


  • Foreword [Ellen Fitzpatrick]
  • Preface, 1975 [Ellen Fitzpatrick]
  • I.
    • 1. The Position of American Women up to 1800
    • 2. Early Steps toward Equal Education
    • 3. The Beginnings of Organization among Women
    • 4. The Beginnings of Reform
    • 5. The Seneca Falls Convention, 1848
    • 6. From Seneca Falls to the Civil War
  • II.
    • 7. The Civil War
    • 8. The Intellectual Progress of Women, 1860–1875
    • 9. Women in the Trade Unions, 1860–1875
    • 10. The Emergence of a Suffrage Movement
    • 11. First Victories in the West
    • 12. Breaking Ground for Suffrage
    • 13. The Growth of Women’s Organizations
    • 14. Women in the Knights of Labor and the Early A.F. of L.
    • 15. The Reform Era and Woman’s Rights
    • 16. The Unification of the Suffrage Movement
  • III.
    • 17. Entering the Twentieth Century
    • 18. Into the Mainstream of Organized Labor
    • 19. The Suffrage Movement Comes of Age, 1906–1913
    • 20. New Life in the Federal Amendment, 1914–1916
    • 21. The Turn of the Tide, 1916–1918
    • 22. Who Opposed Woman Suffrage?
    • 23. A Hard-Won Victory, 1918–1920
    • 24. Conclusion
  • Afterword
  • Bibliographical Summary
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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