Praise for Dr. Dubois newest book, “Suffrage-Women’s Long Battle for the Vote”:
“Ellen DuBois tells us the long drama of women’s fight for the vote, without privileging polite lobbying over radical disobedience—or vice versa. In so doing, she gives us the gift of a full range of tactics now, and also the understanding that failing to vote is a betrayal of our foremothers and ourselves.”
“Comprehensive and well-paced. . . . DuBois rightly focuses on the colorful personalities that defined the distinct eras of suffragism, and effectively marshals a wealth of source material. This thorough, evenhanded presentation offers valuable lessons for readers interested in women’s rights and the history of progressive activism in America.”
About the Author:
Ellen Carol DuBois is Distinguished Research Professor at UCLA, where she taught women’s history. She is the co-editor of the anthology Unequal Sisters: A Multicultural Reader in Women’s History and coauthor of Through Women’s Eyes: An American History with Documents, both of which have gone through multiple editions. In 1998 she won the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize of the American Historical Association for her book Harriot Stanton Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage (Yale University Press, 1997).
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