Peace as a Women's Issue by Harriet Hyman Alonso
A History of the U.S. Movement for World Peace and Women's Rights (Peace and Conflict Resolution)

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A history of the ideologies and personalities of the feminist peace movement in the US. This study explores: connections between militarism and violence against women; women as the mothers of society; women as naturally responsible citizens; and the desire to be independent of male control.
 

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HARRIET HYMAN ALONSO teaches history at The City College of New York and is the author of the award-winning Growing Up Abolitionist: The Story of the Garrison Children and Robert E. Sherwood: The Playwright in Peace and War. For more information on YIP HARBURG, visit the website of the Yip Harburg Foundation, www.yipharburg.com.
 
Published February 1, 1993 by Syracuse Univ Pr (Sd). 360 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Ranging from the abolitionist movement of the 19th century to the peace encampments of the 1980s, this broad, detailed history tracks the relationship between the movements for peace and for women's rights, noting how certain themes--``motherhood, the connections between militarism and violence a...

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