And Yet They Persisted by Johanna Neuman audiobook

And Yet They Persisted: How American Women Won the Right to Vote

By Johanna Neuman
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In this sweeping history, author Johanna Neuman demonstrates that American women defeated the male patriarchy only after they convinced men that it was in their interests to share political power. Reintegrating the long struggle for the women's suffrage into the metanarrative of US history, Dr. Neuman sheds new light on such questions as: &#9679 Why it took so long to achieve equal voting rights for women &#9679 How victories in state suffrage campaigns pressured Congress to act &#9679 Why African American women had to fight again for their rights in 1965 &#9679 How the struggle by eight generations of female activists finally succeeded And Yet They Persisted: How American Women Won the Right to Vote is the ideal text for college courses in women's studies and history covering the women's suffrage movement, as well as courses on American History, Political History, Progressive Era reforms, or reform movements in general.

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In this sweeping history, author Johanna Neuman demonstrates that American women defeated the male patriarchy only after they convinced men that it was in their interests to share political power. Reintegrating the long struggle for the women's suffrage into the metanarrative of US history, Dr. Neuman sheds new light on such questions as:

&#9679 Why it took so long to achieve equal voting rights for women

&#9679 How victories in state suffrage campaigns pressured Congress to act

&#9679 Why African American women had to fight again for their rights in 1965

&#9679 How the struggle by eight generations of female activists finally succeeded

And Yet They Persisted: How American Women Won the Right to Vote is the ideal text for college courses in women's studies and history covering the women's suffrage movement, as well as courses on American History, Political History, Progressive Era reforms, or reform movements in general.

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Author Bio: Johanna Neuman

Author Bio: Johanna Neuman

Johanna Neuman has more than than thirty years as a reporter and editor at major American newspapers, including USA Today and the LA Times, covering state legislatures, Congress, the White House, the State Department and Washington DC’s cultural treasures. She’s also spent five years as a web writer and blogger for the Los Angeles Times.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 10.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English