ELEANOR FLEXNER. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Pp. xiv, Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard Uni. Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. Front Cover · Eleanor Flexner, Ellen Frances Fitzpatrick. Harvard University Press. Mary R. Dearing; Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States. By Eleanor Flexner. (Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press of Harvard .

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A HardWon Victory This is an excellent history of the women’s suffrage movement in the Cntury States, focused on the period from to Very good overview, with enough personal notes to draw the reader in. For sheer drama the suffrage movement has few equals in modern American political history.

Views Read Edit View history. After graduating from Swarthmore College with high honors in English and history inshe attended Somerville College at Oxford University for one year. This book has alot of great info about womens history.

I am not going to meddle with your beliefs. All I say is examine, inquire, look into the nature of things. Both Anne and Abraham Flexner were feminists who supported passage of the Nineteenth Amendment strughle the United States Constitution and both marched in the New York woman suffrage parade.

I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the history of women’s rights.

Mar 20, Margaret rated it it was amazing Shelves: I pulled it from the shelf when my son was doing a paper in a gender centtury class at Duke. Century of Struggleoriginally published inbecame a point of departure for generations of historians who built the field of women’s history. Jess rated it really liked it Mar 11, The Growth of Womens Organizations. Many of the concepts that inform Century of Struggle were developed by a small group of Marxist women — including, in addition to Flexner, Elanor B.


She begins before Seneca Falls although she argues that the movement begins here and goes through the passage of suffrage. The Beginnings of Reform. Mar 16, Sugarpuss rated it really liked it Shelves: There are things I can now tell people about our struggle flexnr vote that I didn’t know before. It was clearly excellently researched and full of fascinating information.

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Century of Struggle felxner the story of one of the great social movements in American history. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? This page was last edited on 31 Augustat Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I learned so much.

Century of Struggle: The Woman’s Rights Movement in the United States

Harvard University Press- Political Science – pages. Feb 18, JaNel rated it it was amazing. My generation spent its early adult years looking for work when there were no jobs — quite simply no jobs at all, either for them or for centjry elders. Entering the Twentieth Century. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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I feel like I learned about more than history–politics, sociology, and media studies could easily be included in the topics touched on here. Article PDF first page preview. It took me a while to get through, but this is a book every woman–and the men who love them–should read When she showed the completed book to the historian Arthur Schlesingerhe recognized its value and urged her to offer it to Harvard University Presswhich readily accepted it for publication.


In this classic biography, which has not been reprinted, Flexner recounts the glories and miseries of Wollstonecraft’s childhood and professional life. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Elewnor have an account? Southern poll taxes and other schemes effectively disenfranchised blacks until the Civil Rights movement of the ‘s and the passage of the Voting Rights Act.

Century of Struggle chronicles the woman’s suffrage movement in the US from pre-Seneca Falls to when centuury finally won the vote, more than 70 years after the first woman’s suffrage convention at Seneca Falls.

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I picked this out to read because my new idea for a novel takes place in the later years of the suffrage movement, and I knew I needed to research the time period.

If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Dearing; Century of Atruggle Sheikh Tajamul rated it really liked it May 07, For the most part unflinching and comparatively objective.