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The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

Elaine Weiss
# UQ8502 Paperback, 404 pages; 2019 (2018)
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The war for women's suffrage was hard fought, finally coming to fruition in 1920 when Tennessee cast the necessary thirty-sixth vote to ratify the Nineteenth Amendment. But the war was not without its casualties, and the struggle was complicated and fraught with infighting and fractured alliances. Focusing on the last six weeks running up to the final vote, The Woman's Hour looks unflinchingly at how "the core themes of American history—race, class, money, gender, states' rights, power, and democracy," all impacted that fateful decision, and the hurdles the suffragists faced while pressing toward victory. (SM)
 
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