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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
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"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...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aronson, Amy.
Crystal Eastman.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020]
(DLC) 2019017396
(OCoLC)1050132538
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.

Abstract:

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...

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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...

 
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