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Suffragists in an Imperial Age U. S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870-1929

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ISBN-10: 0195321170

ISBN-13: 9780195321173

Edition: 2007

Authors: Allison L. Sneider

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Suffragists in Imperial Age demonstrates how seemingly disparate conversations about the physical boundaries of national territory and the gendered boundaries of political space overlapped and inflected each other during post-Civil War efforts to rebuild the nation in new terms. This book argues that US expansion was crucial to the development of the post-bellum US woman suffrage movement and shows how federal discussions of citizenship and voting rights in the context of creating territorial governments in the continental West and, after the Spanish-American War, in the Caribbean and the Pacific, created space on the Congressional calendar for suffragists to instigate debate on the woman…    
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Book details

List price: $33.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/4/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 9.21" wide x 6.14" long x 0.46" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870-1929
Reconstruction and Annexation: Suffragists in Washington, DC and Santo Domingo, 1870-1875
Western Expansion and the Politics of Federalism: Indians, Mormons, and Territorial Statehood, 1878-1887
Imperial Expansion and the Problem of Hawaii, 1898-1902
Getting Suffrage in the Context of Empire: The Philippines and Puerto Rico, 1914-1929 Epilogue