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Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America

Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America( )
Author: Isenberg, Nancy
Series title:Gender and American Culture Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8078-6683-2
Publication Date:Nov 2000
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $25.99
Book Description:

With this book, Nancy Isenberg illuminates the origins of the women's rights movement. Rather than herald the singular achievements of the 1848 Seneca Falls convention, she examines the confluence of events and ideas--before and after 1848--that, in her view, marked the real birth of feminism. Drawing on a wide range of sources, she demonstrates that women's rights activists of the antebellum era crafted a coherent feminist critique of church, state, and family. In addition, Isenberg...
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Book Details
Pages:344
Detailed Subjects: History / Women
Political Science / Civil Rights
Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.12 x 9.25 Inches
Author Biography
Isenberg, Nancy (Author)
Nancy Isenberg received her Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1990. She is the T. Harry Williams Professor of History at Louisiana State University.

She is the author of Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America; Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr (winner of the 2008 Oklahoma Book Award for non-fiction); Madison and Jefferson, co-authored with Andrew Burstein, was named one of the top five non-fiction titles of 2010 by Kirkus; and White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, which is a 2016 New York Times Bestseller.

She has been featured on C-SPAN2 "Book TV," and on various NPR programs. She and Andrew Burstein are regular contributors to Salon.com.

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