Lives of American Women: Shirley Chisholm

Editor/Author Winslow, Barbara
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Westview Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-81-334769-1
Category: Biography
Book Status: Available
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Selected and edited by renowned women's historian Carol Berkin, these brief biographies are designed for use in undergraduate courses. Rather than a comprehensive approach, each biography focuses instead on a particular aspect of a women's life that is emblematic of her time, or which made her a pivotal figure in the era.

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Table of Contents

  • SERIES EDITOR'S FOREWORD
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • Introduction
  • 1 Barbados
  • 2 Brooklyn
  • 3 All Politics Is Local
  • 4 Black Power
  • 5 New York State Assemblywoman
  • 6 I Am Woman
  • 7 An Unquiet Congresswoman
  • 8 Testing the Presidential Waters
  • 9 On the Chisholm Trail
  • 10 Political and Personal Transformations
  • Conclusion
  • Primary Documents
  • STUDY QUESTIONS
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY