The Rise of the New Woman by Jean Matthews
The Women's Movement in America 1875-1930 (American Ways Series)

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Matthews's book chronicles the changing fortunes and transformations of the organized suffrage movement, from its dismal period to its final victory that brought women the vote.

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Matthews is professor emeritus of American history at the University of Western Ontario
Published May 28, 2003 by Ivan R. Dee, Publisher. 224 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, War, Gay & Lesbian. Non-fiction

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In separate chapters, she also describes the evolution of intellectual attitudes toward women as the old Biblical interpretations were questioned, the debates about female sexuality that led to changes in social behavior, and the effects of WWI, which disrupted the momentum that had been building...

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