September 2014

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

About the Journal | In This Issue


"Free Angela Davis, And All Political Prisoners!" A Transnational Campaign for Liberation
By Dayo F. Gore
Abstract | Document List | Introduction

How Did Female Protestant Missionaries Respond to the Japanese American Incarceration Experience during World War II?
By Beth Hessel
Abstract | Document List | Introduction


How Did Margaret Sanger's 1922 Tour of Japan Help Spread the Idea of Birth Control and Inspire the Formation of a Japanese Birth Control Movement?
By Esther Katz, Peter C. Engelman, Cathy Moran Hajo, and Rui Kohiyama
Introduction to Supplementary Documents


Victoria Matthews: Nineteenth-Century Activist and Women's Advocate
By Floris Cash
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Fannie Barrier Williams: At the Intersections of Region, Race and Reform
By Wanda A. Hendricks
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Thinking Suffrage: Ida B. Wells-Barnett on Faith and Politics
By Patricia A. Schechter
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Sarah Parker Remond, a Colored Lady Lecturer at Home and Abroad
By Janice L. Sumler-Edmond
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Gertrude Emily Hicks Bustill Mossell: Her Heritage, Her Impact, and Her Legacy
By Francille Rusan Wilson
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Naomi Anderson
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Mary Ann Shadd Cary
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Anna Julia Cooper
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Sarah Mapps Douglass
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Charlotte L. Forten
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Sarah Forten
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Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
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Mary E. Jackson
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Victoria Earle Matthews
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Gertrude E. H. Bustill Mossell
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Nancy Prince
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Sarah Parker Remond
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The Rollin Sisters

Catherine Rollin

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Charlotte Rollin
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Frances Rollin
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Louisa Rollin
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Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin
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Maria W. Stewart
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Sojourner Truth
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Ida B. Wells-Barnett
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Fannie Barrier Williams
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Lesbianism and The Ladder
By Jessica Derleth, Binghamton University
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Women and Radical Theater
By Jessica Derleth, Binghamton University
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Review of The Politics of Prohibition: American Governance and the Prohibition Party, 1869-1934
By Lisa M. F. Andersen (Cambridge University Press, 2013. 323 pp. 95.00, ISBN 978-1107029378).
Reviewed by Sarah Boyle, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas

Review of Eslanda: The Large and Unconventional Life of Mrs. Paul Robeson
By Barbara Ransby (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2013. 373 pp. 35.00 ISBN 978-0-300-1234-7).
Reviewed by Jacqueline Castledine, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Review of How the Other Half Ate: A History of Working Class Meals at the Turn of the Century
By Katherine Turner (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2014. 224 pp. 29.95, ISBN 9780520277588).
Reviewed by Shayne Leslie Figueroa, New York University

Review of Radical Relations: Lesbian Mothers, Gay Fathers, and Their Children in the United States since World War II
By Daniel Winunwe Rivers (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4696-0718-4).
Reviewed by Marcia Gallo, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Review of Perspectives on Women's Archives
By Tanya Zanish-Belcher ed. with Anke Voss (Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2013. 488 pp. 69.95, ISBN 1-93166-47-4)
Reviewed by Cindy Ingold, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Review Essay: Hillary Lit: What Popular Accounts of the 2008 Election Can Tell Us about 2016 and the Future of Women in Politics
Reviewed by Kathleen A. Laughlin, Metropolitan State University

The Battle for America 2008: The Story of an Extraordinary Election
By Dan Balz and Haynes Johnson (New York: Viking Penguin, 2009. 415 pp. Cloth, 29.95, ISBN: 067002113, Paper, 13.60, ISBN: 014311770X).

Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
By John Heilemann and Mark Halperin (New York: Harper, 2009, Reprint Harper Perennial, 2010, 448 pp. Cloth, 27.99, ISBN: 0061733636, Paper, 11.20, ISBN: 0061945994).

Notes from the Cracked Ceiling: Hillary Clinton, Sarah Palin, and What it Will Take for a Woman to Win
By Anne E. Kornblut (New York: Crown, 2009, Reprint Broadway Books 2011. 280 pp. Cloth 25.00, ISBN: 0307464253, Paper, 12.50 ISBN: 0307464261).

Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women
By Rebecca Traister (New York: Free Press, 2010. 352 pp. Cloth, 26.00 ISBN: 1439150281. Paper, 13.50, ISBN: 143915029X).

Hillary Clinton's Race for the White House: Gender Politics and the Media on the Campaign Trail
By Regina G. Lawrence and Melody Rose (Boulder, Colo.: Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2009. 277 pp. Cloth, 58.00 ISBN: 1588266705, Paper, 2010, 22.00 ISBN: 1588266958).

Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics
By Shawn J. Parry-Giles (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014. 272 pp. Cloth, 80.00, ISBN: 0252038215, Paper, 21.60, ISBN: 025207987).

Review of Alice Morse Earle and the Domestic History of Early America
By Susan Reynolds Williams (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2013. 336 pp. 28.95, ISBN 978-1-55849-988-1).
Reviewed by Susan Ouelette, St. Michael's College

Review of From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American Women on the World War II Home Front
By Elizabeth R. Escobedo (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 2013. 229 pp. 34.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-0205-9).
Reviewed by Joanne Rao Sánchez, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas

Review of Fannie Barrier Williams: Crossing the Borders of Region and Race
By Wanda A. Hendricks (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014. 256 pp. 30.00 ISBN 978-0-252-07959-7).
Reviewed by Rima Lunin Schultz, Independent Scholar

Review of Until Choice Do Us Part: Marriage Reform in the Progressive Era
By Clare Virginia Eby (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014). 264 pp. 27.50, ISBN 9780226085838).
Reviewed by Christina Simmons, University of Windsor

Review of How It Feels To Be Free: Black Women Entertainers and the Civil Rights Movement
By Ruth Feldstein (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. 296, ISBN 9780195314038).
Reviewed by Judith Smith, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Review of Every Home a Distillery: Alcohol, Gender, and Technology in the Colonial Chesapeake
By Sarah Hand Meacham (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. 187 pp. 24.95, ISBN 9781421409634).
Reviewed by Sean Smith, California State University, Long Beach

Review of The Trials of Laura Fair: Sex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West
By Carole Haber (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. 238 pp. 39.95, ISBN 978-1-4696-0758-0).
Reviewed by Amy Gilman Srebnick, Montclair (N.J.) State University



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