Women's Rights in the United States [4 volumes]

Women's Rights in the United States [4 volumes] : A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Issues, Events, and People

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A comprehensive encyclopedia tracing the history of the women's rights movement in the United States from the American Revolution to the present day.


* Offers informed, critical insights and perspectives from editor Tiffany K. Wayne; advising editor Lois Banner, noted author, professor, historian, and feminist; and expert contributors

* Comprises more than 800 entries in four volumes on the people, organizations, events, legislation, and primary documents impacting gender relations in the United States

* Supplies valuable content for librarians' events and programming for Women's History Month each March

* Provides listings of U.S. court cases regarding women's rights chronologically organized by major time periods

* Aligns with high school and college curricula in offering the experiences of American women

* Includes coverage of current and ongoing issues related to women's civil and political equality in the 21st century
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Product details

  • Hardback | 1361 pages
  • 238.76 x 297.18 x 132.08mm | 5,216.31g
  • Santa Barbara, United States
  • English
  • 194 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1610692144
  • 9781610692144

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"This is one of the best and most comprehensive encyclopedias on this subject or many others that this reviewer has ever seen. . . . [H]ighly recommend for all types of school, academic, public or special libraries as well as any reader who wants a superb resource on women's rights in the USA." - Reference Reviews "This important work provides an update and is much more comprehensive in its scope than other comparable works. . . . Summing Up: Highly recommended. Undergraduates through faculty and researchers; general readers and professionals." - Choice "One may be tempted to read a volume cover to cover, although the set's purpose as a research source is clear." - Booklist
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About Tiffany K. Wayne

Tiffany K. Wayne, PhD, is author of ABC-CLIO's American Women of Science since 1900 and Greenwood's Women's Roles in Nineteenth-Century America.



Lois Banner, PhD, is history professor at the University of Southern California and an American feminist author.
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