September 2007


Editors : Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin
Published by Alexander Street Press and the
Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender, SUNY Binghamton

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How Did Local Antislavery Women Form National Networks in the Antebellum United States?
BY Beth A. Salerno
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How did Clara Foltz's Experiences as a Woman Lawyer and Suffragist Influence Her Conception of a Public Defender for Those Accused of Crime, 1878-1913?
BY Barbara Allen Babcock
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Ellen Herman, The Adoption History Project.
Reviewed by Simone M. Caron, Wake Forest University.

How the Vote Was Won: Woman Suffrage in the Western United States, 1868-1914. By Rebecca J. Mead. (New York: New York University Press, 2004. 288 pp. Cloth, 55.00, ISBN 081475676X; Paper, 22.00, ISBN 0814757227). Reviewed by Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel, Millsaps College.

Pauli Murray & Caroline Ware: Forty Years of Letters in Black & White Edited by Anne Firor Scott. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 194 pp. Cloth, 24.95, ISBN 978-0-8078-3055-0). Reviewed by Cherisse Jones-Branch, Arkansas State University.

Private Politics and Public Voices: Black Women s Activism from World War I to the New Deal . By Nikki Brown (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2007. 194 pp. Cloth 29.95, ISBN 0253348048). Reviewed by Theresa Napson-Williams, Richard Stockton College.

Wives Without Husbands: Marriage, Desertion, & Welfare in New York, 1900-1935 . By Anna R. Igra. (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2007. 175pp. Cloth, ISBN 0-8078-3070-4. 49.95; paper, ISBN 0-8078-5779-3. 19.95). Reviewed by Susan Stein-Roggenbuck, Michigan State University

The Weight of Their Votes: Southern Women and Political Leverage in the 1920s . By Lorraine Gates Schuyler. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. 336 pp. Cloth 59.95 ISBN 0807857769, Paper 22.50 ISBN 9780807857762). Reviewed by Ann Short Chirhart, Indiana State University.



FULL-TEXT DOCUMENTS added to the Women and Social Movements database at this time

Address Delivered before the Concord Female Anti-slavery Society, 1837
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Annual Report of Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society, 1837
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Anti-Slavery Reminiscences (Chace), 1891
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Anti-Suffrage Essays by Massachusetts Women, 1916
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Manual of Woman Suffrage Principles, 1901
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Mother Goose as Suffragette, 1912
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Report of a Meeting of the Women's Loyal League, 1863
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Report of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union, at the Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting, in St. Paul Minnesota, 11-16 November, 1898
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Right and Wrong in Boston: Report of the Boston Anti-Slavery Society, 1836
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