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Angels in the Machinery: Gender in American Party Politics by Rebecca Edwards

By Rebecca Edwards

Angels within the Machinery bargains a sweeping research of the centrality of gender to politics within the usa from the times of the Whigs to the early 20th century. writer Rebecca Edwards exhibits that ladies within the U.S. participated actively and influentially as Republicans, Democrats, and leaders of third-party pursuits like Prohibitionism and Populism--decades sooner than they gained definitely the right to vote--and within the procedure controlled to remodel without end the ideology of yank social gathering politics. utilizing cartoons, speeches, celebration structures, information money owed, and crusade memorabilia, she bargains a compelling rationalization of why kinfolk values, women's political actions, or even applicants' intercourse lives stay hot-button matters in politics to this day.

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