Suffrage in the 20th Century: Further Reading

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Becker, Susan D. The Origins of the Equal Rights Amendment: American Feminism between the Wars, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1981, 300 p.

Examines the various efforts of feminist organizations to bring about legal changes for women between the two wars.

Buechler, Steven M. The Concise History of Woman Suffrage: Selections from the Classic Work of Stanton, Anthony, Gage, and Harper, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1978, 468 p.

Introduces and presents writings of several representatives of the suffrage movement.

——. The Transformation of the Woman Suffrage Movement: The Case of Illinois, 1850-1920, New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1986, 258 p.

Examines the history of the suffrage movement in Illinois for the light it sheds on the national movement.

Burt, Elizabeth V. "The Ideology, Rhetoric, and Organizational Structure of a Countermovement Publication: The Remonstrance, 1890-1920." Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 75, no. 1 (spring 1998): 69-83.

Analyzes the style and ideology of this anti-suffrage journal.

Cott, Nancy F. The Grounding of Modern Feminism, New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1987, 372 p.

Explores the theoretical and practical underpinnings of modern feminism, including ideas on suffrage.

Crawford, ed., Elizabeth. The Women's Suffrage Movement: A Reference Guide, London, England: UCL Press, 1999, 785 p.

Research and bibliographic guide.

Eustance, Claire Joan Ryan, and Laura Ugolini, eds. A Suffrage Reader: Charting Directions in British Suffrage History, London and New York, England and N.Y.: Leicester University Press, 2000, 214 p.

Collection of recent essays on issues related to the history of suffrage.

Flexner, Eleanor. Century of Struggle: The Women's Rights Movement in the United States, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1975, 405 p.

Provides history of women's rights and suffrage.

Frost, Elizabeth and Kathryn Cullen-DuPont. Women's Suffrage in America: An Eyewitness History, New York: Facts on File, 1992, 452 p.

Overview of the suffrage movement from 1800 to 1920, incorporating many primary source documents.

Hannam, June Mitzi Auchterlonie, and Katherine Holden. The International Encyclopedia of Women's Suffrage, Santa Barbara, Cal.: ABC-CLIO, 2000, 380 p.

Comprehensive reference source for the suffrage movement.

Harris, Barbara and JoAnn K. McNamara, eds. Women and the Structure of Society: Selected Research from the Fifth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1984, 305 p.

Collection of essays on the history of suffrage, focusing on women working within and changing social structures.

Harrison, Patricia Greenwood. Connecting Links: The British and American Woman Suffrage Movement, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2000, 281 p.

Discusses connections between and parallel events in the British and American suffrage movements.

Irwin, Inez Hayes. The Story of Alice Paul and the National Women's Party, Fairfax, Va.: Denlinger's Publishers, Ltd., 1964, 512 p.

Biography of Alice Paul written by a colleague from the suffrage movement.

Howard, Angela and Sasha Ranae Adams Tarrant, eds. Opposition to the Women's Movement in the United States, 1848-1929, New York: Garland, 1997, 379 p.

Collection of essays and primary sources on the opposition to the suffrage movement.

Joannou, Maroula and June Purvis, eds. The Women's Suffrage Movement: New Feminist Perspectives, Manchester, England: Manchester University Press, 1998, 227 p.

Collection of recent essays on suffrage.

Jorgensen-Earp, ed., Cheryl R. Speeches and Trials of the Militant Suffragettes, Madison and Teaneck, N.J.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1999, 399 p.

Anthology of speeches and trial documents related to various members of the suffrage movement.

Klasko, George and Margaret G. Klosko, eds. The Struggle for Women's Rights: Theoretical and Historical Sources, Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1999, 285 p.

Collection of sources relating to suffrage.

Kraditor, Aileen S. Ideas of the Woman Suffrage Movement 1890-1923, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, 1965, 313 p.

Discusses the theoretical, philosophical, political, and social ideas of the suffrage movement.

Law, Cheryl. Suffrage and Power: The Women's Movement 1918-1925, London, England: I. B. Tauris, 1997, 260 p.

Examines feminism and suffrage in relation to power shifts in society.

Marshall, Susan E. Splintered Sisterhood: Gender and Class in the Campaign against Woman Suffrage, Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1997, 347 p.

Explores the handling of gender and class by the suffrage movement.

McKenzie, Midge. Shoulder to Shoulder, New York: Knopf, 1975, 338 p.

Popular historical overview of the suffrage movement.

Milford, Wendy. "Socialist-Feminist Criticism: A Case Study, Women's Suffrage and Literature, 1906-14." In Re-Reading English, edited by Peter Widdowson, pp. 179-92. London, England: Methuen, 1982.

Examines Elizabeth Robins's novel The Convert and the work of the Women Writers Suffrage League.

Neuman, Nancy M., ed. A Voice of Our Own: Leading American Women Celebrate the Right to Vote, San Francisco, Cal.: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1996, 265 p.

Collection of essays on women's right to vote by such figures as Rosalynn Carter, Betty Ford, Bernardine Healy, Donna Shalala, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Condoleezza Rice.

Pugh, Martin. The March of Women: A Revisionist Analysis of the Campaign for Women's Suffrage 1866-1914, Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 2000, 303 p.

History of the progress of suffrage in England, noting influences on the movement.

Purvis, June and Sandra Stanley Holton, eds. Votes for Women, London, England: Routledge, 2000, 297 p.

Collection of new essays on various aspects of the suffrage movement.

Shulman, Alix. To the Barricades: The Anarchist Life of Emma Goldman, New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1971, 255 p.

Biography of the noted anarchist reformer and feminist.

Terborg-Penn, Rosalyn. African American Women in the Struggle for the Vote, 1850-1920, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998, 192 p.

Explores the treatment of race by the suffrage movement as well the role played by African American women in the campaign for women's right to vote.

Ticknor, Lisa. The Spectacle of Woman: Imagery of the Suffrage Campaign, 1907-1914, Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press, 1988, 334 p.

Examines how suffragists used visual imagery to emphasize and promote their ideas during public gatherings and in the press.

Van Voris, Jacqueline. Carrie Chapman Catt: A Public Life, New York: The Feminist Press, 1987, 307 p.

Biography of Carrie Chapman Catt focusing on her political work.

Ware, Susan. Modern American Women: A Documentary History, second edition, Boston, Mass.: McGraw-Hill, 2002, 468 p.

Contains several chapters on aspects of suffrage through the winning of the vote.

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