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A band of noble women : racial politics in the women's peace movement

Author: Melinda Plastas
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011.
Series: Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
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"A Band of Noble Women brings together the histories of the women's peace movement and the black women's club and social reform movement in a story of community and consciousness building between the world wars. Believing that achievement of improved race relations was a central step in establishing world peace, African American and white women initiated new political alliances that challenged the practices of Jim  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Plastas, Melinda.
Band of noble women.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011020053
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Melinda Plastas
ISBN: 9780815651444 0815651449
OCLC Number: 785782983
Notes: On cover: Syracuse University Press selected titles.
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 322 p.) : ill.
Contents: African American women and the search for peace and freedom --
Race and the social thought of white women in the WILPF --
Philadelphia: forging a national model of interracial peace work --
Cleveland, Washington, DC, and Baltimore: extending the network of interracial peace work --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Responsibility: Melinda Plastas.

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The history of the women's national peace movement 1915-1940  Read more...

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