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Battling Miss Bolsheviki : the origins of female conservatism in the United States

Author: Kirsten Delegard
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012.
Series: Politics and culture in modern America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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At the beginning of the 1920s, no political observer would have predicted that universal suffrage would inspire the growth of a conservative women's movement to counter the power of women reformers.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kirsten Delegard
ISBN: 9780812243666 0812243668
OCLC Number: 724643602
Description: 313 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The birth of "Miss Bolsheviki": women, gender, and the red scare --
The origins of the spider web chart: women and the construction of the Bolshevik threat --
"It takes women to fight women": the emergence of female antiradicalism --
Stopping the "revolution by legislation": antiradicals unite against social welfare reform --
The "red menace" roils the grass roots: the conservative insurgency reshapes women's organizations --
The legacy of female antiradicalism --
Epilogue: from antiradicalism to anticommunism.
Series Title: Politics and culture in modern America.
Responsibility: Kirsten Marie Delegard.

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