Crystal Eastman : a revolutionary life (eBook, 2020) []
skip to content
Crystal Eastman : a revolutionary life

Crystal Eastman : a revolutionary life

Author: Amy Aronson
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Crystal Eastman was a central figure in many of the defining social movements of the twentieth century -- labor, feminism, internationalism, free speech, peace. She drafted America's first serious workers' compensation law. She helped found the National Woman's Party and is credited as co-author of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). She helped found the Woman's Peace Party -- today, the Women's International League  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aronson, Amy.
Crystal Eastman.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]
(DLC) 2019017396
Named Person: Crystal Eastman; Crystal Eastman
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Aronson
ISBN: 9780190912857 0190912855 9780190912864 0190912863
OCLC Number: 1127258636
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 391 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: Searching for Crystal Eastman --
Origins --
Discovering Crystal --
Embarking: the Pittsburgh survey, workers' compensation and the first blush of fame --
The federal case for woman suffrage --
Radical pacifist --
Agonizing dilemmas and the march toward war --
From protest to dissent: wartime activism and the founding of the ACLU --
Regrouping: The Liberator years --
Passages: feminism, journalism and the transatlantic twenties --
"Marriage under two roofs": feminism and family life --
Coming home.
Responsibility: Amy Aronson.


The first biography of Crystal Eastman, this book tells the story of one of the most prominent social justice activists of the twentieth century. A founder of the ACLU, Eastman helped to shape the  Read more...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Aronson leaves no doubt that Eastman was an inspiring figure who deserves the renewed attention that the book should bring.A welcome reconsideration of an underappreciated early-20th-century Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.