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Women of the Americas

Sandra Thomas

Women of the Americas

political participants emerging in an era of change : ways to promote broader political participation among women

by Sandra Thomas

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Published by General Secretariat, Organization of American States in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- America,
  • Women in public life

  • Edition Notes

    Statementstudy prepared by Sandra Thomas.
    SeriesCIM-3, Studies (Inter-American Commission of Women) -- no. 3.
    ContributionsOrganization of American States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 88 p. ;
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18733309M
    OCLC/WorldCa6175783

    The African-American press of the nineteenth century was a lively, dynamic, insistently visible force for change. Crucial to many of these publications was the exceptional work of black women. These journalists were of the black elite and the working class, the free-born and the formerly enslaved. They were a mix of wives and mothers and widows, and women who never married at all. women in pre-Revolutionary America, and ends by considering how the wartime activities of women altered post-war male perceptions and led to changes for the better.

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