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The highest glass ceiling : women's quest for the American presidency

Author: Ellen F Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A woman will one day occupy the Oval Office because women themselves have made it inevitable, says best-selling historian Ellen Fitzpatrick. She tells the remarkable 150-year story of the candidates, voters, activists, and citizens who, despite overwhelming odds against women in politics, set their sights on the highest glass ceiling in the land."--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Named Person: Victoria C Woodhull; Margaret Chase Smith; Shirley Chisholm; Shirley Chisholm; Margaret Chase Smith; Victoria C Woodhull
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen F Fitzpatrick
ISBN: 9780674088931 067408893X
OCLC Number: 906121063
Description: 318 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Victoria Woodhull : "A very conspicuous position" --
Margaret Chase Smith : "The elephant has an attractive face" --
Shirley Chisholm : "Shake it up, make it change."
Responsibility: Ellen Fitzpatrick.
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Best-selling historian Ellen Fitzpatrick tells the story of three remarkable women who set their sights on the Presidency. The arduous, dramatic quests of Victoria Woodhull (1872), Margaret Chase  Read more...

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