U.S. Women's History

Editor/Author Brown, Leslie, Castledine, Jacqueline and Valk, Anne
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Rutgers University Press

ISBN: 978-0-8135-7584-1
Category: Social Sciences - Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: June 2021
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Spanning the antebellum era to the present day, this book vividly convey the long histories and ongoing relevance of topics ranging from women's immigration to incarceration, from acts of cross-dressing to the activism of feminist mothers.

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Table of Contents

  • Foreword - DEBRAH GRAUY WHITE
  • Preface: A Feminist Way of Being— Celebrating Nancy A. Hewitt - PAULA J. GIDDINGS
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction - LESLIE BROWN
  • PART ONE: SEARCHING FOR SISTERHOOD
  • 1. Cleaning Race: Irish Immigrant and Southern Black Domestic Workers in the Northeast United States, 1865–1930 - DANIELLE PHILLIPS
  • 2. “By Any Means Necessary”: The National Council of Negro Women's Flexible Loyalties in the Black Power Era - REBECCA TUURI
  • 3. “This Is Like Family”: Activist- Survivor Histories and Motherwork - ARIELLA ROTRAMEL
  • PART TWO: CHALLENGING ESTABLISHED NARRATIVES
  • 4. The Maid and Mr. Charlie: Rosa Parks and the Struggle for Black Women's Bodily Integrity - DANIELLE L. MCGUIRE
  • 5. Cold War History as Women's History - JACQUELINE CASTLEDINE
  • 6. “I'm Gonna Get You”: Black Womanhood and Jim Crow Justice in the Post–Civil Rights South - Christina Greene
  • PART THREE: RETHINKING FEMINISM
  • 7. Gender Expression in Antebellum America: Accessing the Privileges and Freedoms of White Men - JEN MANION
  • 8. When a “Sister” Is a Mother: Maternal Thinking and Feminist Action, 1967–1980 - Andrea Estepa
  • 9. Contested Geography: The Campaign against Pornography and the Battle for Urban Space in Minneapolis - KIRSTEN DELEGARD
  • 10. Remembering Together: Take Back the Night and the Public Memory of Feminism - Anne Valk
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Notes on Contributors