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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Gilmore, Glenda Elizabeth.
Gender and Jim Crow.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1996
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
|ISBN:||0807822876 9780807822876 0807845965 9780807845967|
|Description:||xxii, 384 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Place and Possibility --
2. Race and Womanhood --
3. Race and Manhood --
4. Sex and Violence in Procrustes's Bed --
5. No Middle Ground --
6. Diplomatic Women --
7. Forging Interracial Links --
8. Women and Ballots.
|Series Title:||Gender & American culture.|
|Responsibility:||Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore.|
tradition of political activism. According to Gilmore, a generation of educated African American women emerged in the 1890s to become, in effect, diplomats to the white community after the disfranchisement of their husbands, brothers, and fathers. Using the lives of African American women to tell the larger story, Gilmore chronicles black women's political strategies, their feminism, and their efforts to forge political ties with white women. Her analysis highlights the.
active role played by women of both races in the political process and in the emergence of southern progressivism. In addition, Gilmore illuminates the manipulation of concepts of gender by white supremacists and how this rhetoric changed once women, black and white, gained the vote.
- African American women -- Political activity -- North Carolina.
- African American women -- North Carolina -- History.
- African Americans -- Suffrage -- North Carolina.
- North Carolina -- Race relations.
- North Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
- Politieke situatie.
- African American women.
- African American women -- Political activity.
- African Americans -- Suffrage.
- Political science.
- Race relations.
- North Carolina.