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Browse by Subject: Women

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Sisterly Networks: Fifty Years of Southern Women's Histories

Tracing the development of the field of southern women’s history over the past half century, this book shows how pioneering feminists laid the foundation for a strong community of sister scholars and delves into the work of an organization central to this movement, the Southern Association for Women Historians.

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The Daughters of the American Revolution and Patriotic Memory in the Twentieth Century

In this comprehensive history of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), one of the oldest and most important women’s organizations in United States history, Simon Wendt shows how the DAR’s efforts to keep alive the memory of the nation’s past were entangled with and strengthened the nation’s racial and gender boundaries.

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The Extraordinary Life of Jane Wood Reno: Miami's Trailblazing Journalist

Journalist, activist, and adventurer, Jane Wood Reno was one of the most groundbreaking and colorful American women of the twentieth century. Told by her grandson, George Hurchalla, this is an intimate biography of a free thinker who shattered barriers during the explosive early years of Miami.

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The Quotable Eleanor Roosevelt

Authentic words from the "First Lady of the World"

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Emma Darwin: A Victorian Life

A glimpse into the private home life of the Darwins

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Freedom for Women: Forging the Women's Liberation Movement, 1953-1970

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The Varieties of Women's Experiences: Portraits of Southern Women in the Post–Civil War Century

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A Cherokee Woman's America: Memoirs of Narcissa Owen, 1831-1907

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Victorian Feminism, 1850-1900

Levine traces the changing face of a half century of England’s feminist movement, the personalities who dominated it, its pressing issues, and the tactics employed in the fight. Political themes common to the specific protests, she finds, included women’s moral superiority, a close-knit sense of a supportive female community, and a conscious woman-centeredness of interests.