Download e-book for iPad: Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics by Rebecca Edwards

By Rebecca Edwards

ISBN-10: 019511695X

ISBN-13: 9780195116953

ISBN-10: 0195116968

ISBN-13: 9780195116960

Angels within the Machinery bargains a sweeping research of the centrality of gender to politics within the usa from the times of the Whigs to the early 20th century. writer Rebecca Edwards exhibits that girls within the U.S. participated actively and influentially as Republicans, Democrats, and leaders of third-party routine like Prohibitionism and Populism--decades ahead of they gained the proper to vote--and within the strategy controlled to rework endlessly the ideology of yankee celebration politics. utilizing cartoons, speeches, celebration structures, information money owed, and crusade memorabilia, she deals a compelling clarification of why kinfolk values, women's political actions, or even applicants' intercourse lives stay hot-button concerns in politics to this day.

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