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At War With The Texas Regulars, 1944–1946

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During 1944, an anti-New Deal group of wealthy men known as the Texas Regulars attempted to seize control of the Texas Democratic Party in order to deny President Roosevelt Texas's electoral college ... More


Fictions of Dignity: Embodying Human Rights in World Literature

Elizabeth S. Anker

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451362
eISBN:
9780801465635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451362.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Over the past fifty years, debates about human rights have assumed an increasingly prominent place in postcolonial literature and theory. Writers from Salman Rushdie to Nawal El Saadawi have used the ... More


‘Many More Worlds to Conquer’: The Feminist Press Beyond Suffrage

Maria DiCenzo and Claire Eustance

in Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474412537
eISBN:
9781474445054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474412537.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter examines periodicals representing two major organisations that made the transition from the pre-war suffrage campaign and survived into the interwar era, the National Union of Societies ... More


Other Suffrage Organisations

in Mrs Brown is a Man and a Brother: Women in Merseyside's Political Organisations 1890-1920

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237389
eISBN:
9781846313608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237389.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines some of the minor women's suffrage organisations in Liverpool during the period from 1890 to 1920. It explains that by 1914 there were about 53 national organisations where ... More


Gendered Peace, Women’s Peace

Petra Goedde

in The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

During the early years of the Cold War, women were active participants in all major peace advocacy groups, and they continued to work in traditional women’s peace organizations, such as the Women’s ... More


Feminist Challenges to the Co-optation of WPS: A Conversation with Joy Onyesoh and Madeleine Rees

Joy Onyesoh, Madeleine Rees, and Catia Cecilia Confortini

in New Directions in Women, Peace and Security

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529207743
eISBN:
9781529207767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207743.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In this conversation with Catia C. Confortini (former International Vice President), Madeleine Rees (Secretary General) and Joy Onyesoh (International President) reflect on the legacy of and ... More


Passages: Feminism, Journalism, and the Transatlantic Twenties

Amy Aronson

in Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199948734
eISBN:
9780190912864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199948734.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Social History

After the vote was won, Crystal Eastman hoped to transform successful but single-issue suffragism into a class- and race-conscious, transnationally minded feminism. She ran afoul of Alice Paul, ... More


Knock Me Up, Knock Me Down: Images of Pregnancy in Hollywood Films

Kelly Oliver

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161091
eISBN:
9780231530705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161091.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

No longer is pregnancy a repulsive or shameful condition in Hollywood films, but an attractive attribute, often enhancing the romantic or comedic storyline of a female character. This book ... More


Toward Insulation, 1934–1937

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes Vandenberg’s movement toward a particular form of isolationism that he called insulationism. Moreover, it details how the Nye-Vandenberg hearings, coinciding with the rising ... More


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