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Selling suffrage : consumer culture & votes for women

Author: Margaret Mary Finnegan
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1999.
Series: Popular cultures, everyday lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Margaret Finnegan's pathbreaking study of woman suffrage from the 1850s to the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 reveals how activists came to identify with consumer culture and employ its methods of publicity to win popular support through carefully crafted images of enfranchised women as "personable, likable, and modern." Drawing on organization records, suffragists' papers and memoirs, and newspapers and magazines,  Read more...
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Mary Finnegan
ISBN: 9780231107396 0231107390
OCLC Number: 916539999
Target Audience: Pregrado
Description: xii, 222 páginas : ilustraciones ; 24 cm.
Contents: Consumer Culture and Woman Suffrage Ideology --
"So Much Color and Dash": Woman Suffragists, Public Space, and Commercial Culture --
On Stage: Personality, the Performing Self, and the Represention of Woman Suffragists --
From Sunflower Badges to Kewpie Dolls: Woman Suffrage Commodities and the Embrace of Consumer Capitalism --
Selling Suffrage News: Consumerism and The Woman's Journal --
Ringing in a New Day.
Series Title: Popular cultures, everyday lives.
Responsibility: Margaret Finnegan.

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Finnegan's pathbreaking study of woman suffrage from the 1850s to the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920 reveals how activists came to identify with consumer culture and employ its methods of publicity to  Read more...

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