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

By Rebecca Edwards

Angels within the Machinery deals 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 indicates that ladies 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 appropriate to vote--and within the method controlled to remodel eternally the ideology of yankee occasion politics. utilizing cartoons, speeches, get together structures, information debts, and crusade memorabilia, she bargains a compelling rationalization 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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