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Revolutionary backlash : women and politics in the early American Republic / Rosemarie Zagarri.

By: Zagarri, Rosemarie, 1957-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Early American studies: Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2007Description: 233 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0812240278 (hbk.); 9780812240276 (hbk.); 9780812220735; 0812220730.Subject(s): Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 | Women -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Feminism -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification: 305.42/0973
Contents:
The Rights of Woman -- Female Politicians -- Patriotism and Partisanship -- Women and the "War of Politics" -- A Democracy--For Whom? -- Epilogue: Memory and Forgetting.
Review: "The Seneca Falls Convention is typically seen as the beginning of the first women's rights movement in the United States. Revolutionary Backlash argues otherwise. The debate over women's rights began not in the decades prior to 1848 but during the American Revolution itself. Integrating the approaches of women's historians and political historians, Rosemarie Zagarri explores changes in women's status that occurred from the time of the American Revolution until the election of Andrew Jackson." "Spanning the first fifty years of the nation's history, Revolutionary Backlash uncovers women's forgotten role in early American politics and explores alternative meanings for the rise of democracy in the early United States."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-220) and index.

"The Seneca Falls Convention is typically seen as the beginning of the first women's rights movement in the United States. Revolutionary Backlash argues otherwise. The debate over women's rights began not in the decades prior to 1848 but during the American Revolution itself. Integrating the approaches of women's historians and political historians, Rosemarie Zagarri explores changes in women's status that occurred from the time of the American Revolution until the election of Andrew Jackson." "Spanning the first fifty years of the nation's history, Revolutionary Backlash uncovers women's forgotten role in early American politics and explores alternative meanings for the rise of democracy in the early United States."--BOOK JACKET.

The Rights of Woman -- Female Politicians -- Patriotism and Partisanship -- Women and the "War of Politics" -- A Democracy--For Whom? -- Epilogue: Memory and Forgetting.

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Rosemarie Zagarri is Professor of History at George Mason University.

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