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Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-054
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
...“Mother of Chile”? “Women’s Suffrage” and “Valle de Elqui” Gabriela Mistral Gabriela Mistral was the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature (1945). Mistral’s life was one of unusual independence for a middle-class woman of the times. She started teaching public school...
Published: 09 May 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381686-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8168-6
Published: 14 March 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382003-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8200-3
Published: 14 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375678-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... In this piece I attempt a taxonomy of the many ways women are commonly forgotten, including ways in which they themselves sometimes prefer to disappear. I urge remembering (the women active in Civil Rights, the generations of suffrage activists, the lost women founders), but I also, finally...
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384182-075
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8418-2
... oligarchic Right and the revolutionary Left, Alfonsín insists that only suffrage can guarantee a better society, where it will be possible to enjoy political freedom without giving up social justice. Honorable Congress of the Nation: I come to express before you, the honorable representatives of the...
Published: 23 March 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394051-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9405-1
..., universal suffrage, and democracy. In the section that follows, examples of how Buddhists have adapted and trans- formed their religion in response to these social realities are presented. Col- lectively, these examples reflect the dictum that changes in the social order, or changes in the political...
...) uu Universiteit Utrecht (Utrecht University) vov Vereeniging Onderlinge Vrouwenbescherming (Women’s Mutual Protection League) vvvk Vereeniging voor Vrouwenkiesrecht (Dutch Woman’s Suffrage Association) vvv Vrije Vrouwenvereeniging (Free Women’s Association) ...
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By Mrinalini Sinha
Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387978-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8797-8
...–22; formation of, 55–57; Muslim non-marital sex, 157–58 members, 187–88, 190, 238–40, 241–42, 245; Child Marriage Restraint Act (Sarda Act): gov- on Sarda Act, 162–64; on suffrage, 213–15, ernment opposition to, 82–83, 122, 158–59; 217, 219, 225, 227, 229 impact of...
Published: 10 May 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387565-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8756-5
... further—to a generation of ‘‘per- 118 Chapter 3 formers’’ who would influence women’s culture from the street and the screen rather than the stage in the late years of the suffrage movement. The New Woman on the Stage and on the Streets Interestingly enough, Ethel Barrymore...
Published: 21 June 2006
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387978-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8797-8
... historical turn that need not have been: a political consolidation that effec- tively shut down the opening during the Mayo controversy for women’s collective agency. The post–Mother India suffrage debate revealed a strategic and organizational rift in the Indian women’s movement over the terms on which...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-065
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... in 1931, and also coincided with the anniversary of the death of the independence soldier and Quechua poet Juan Wallparimachi in 1815.) This measure, together with others for universal suffrage and public education, went further than independence in 1825 or any subsequent event to incorporate the...
... and Tishomingo Counties, 1860 9S IS Comparison of the Number of Votes Cast in the 18S4 Gubernatorial Election and the 18S7 Free Suffrage Election, Davidson County, North Carolina 134 16 Voter Turnout for the December 1860 Secession Convention Election in Mississippi 168...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398387-021
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9838-7
..., Child's portrayal of herself as increasingly radical with advancing age is only partially accurate. She continued to publish a large number of political articles, covering a wide range of subjects: black suffrage and Reconstruction policy, woman suffrage, Indian rights, U.S. imperialism, labor...
Published: 25 February 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389163-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8916-3
... minimize in advance potentially destabilizing eruptions. Predictably, the sentimental foreclosures move between the circulating registers of national sentimentality and national sexuality. I open my archive with women’s suffrage, a moment of tremendous op- timism for the potential within national...
Published: 09 September 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381884-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8188-4
... exhibithonoring Virginia women. She is the coeditor ofVisible Women: New Essays on American Activism (I993)-essays in honor ofAnne Firor Scott. This essay first appeared in the Journal of Southern History in I977· In the summer of 1870 the editors of the Revolution, the New York-based woman-suffrage...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397632-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9763-2
... voters became so intoxicated that they reqUired assistance in exercising their suffrage rights. An observer at an election precinct in Stokes County, North Carolina, in r 835 noted that "some were pretty far gone in consequence of frequent treats that disgrace our elections." Likewise, a group of...
Published: 15 October 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390275-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9027-5
.... Some black feminists have resented what they consider to be the misappropriation of Tubman by white feminists. These overlapping and sometimes con- flicting symbolic uses of Tubman can be better understood if we examine how she was related to the nineteenth-century suffrage movement. The New...
Published: 14 August 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7567-8
... In this piece I attempt a taxonomy of the many ways women are commonly forgotten, including ways in which they themselves sometimes prefer to disappear. I urge remembering (the women active in Civil Rights, the generations of suffrage activists, the lost women founders), but I also, finally...
Published: 15 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395836-045
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9583-6
... peaceful struggle can only occur through the ballot box. Dignified and honorable suffrage will be our only weapon. The ability to vote is our right and our power, and for this reason we will not let it be infringed upon or snatched away. Suffrage is sovereignty, and the sovereignty of man is...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396321-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9632-1
.... 17. For cities in American p'olitical culture, see Bender 1992. 18. For a good account of the Dillon rule, see Grumm and Murphy 1974: 120-32. 26 Thomas Bender citizenship. Historians have assumed that the state-by-state enactment of white male suffrage in the 1820S settled the question of...