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Women, race & class

Author: Angela Y Davis
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1983, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis.--Publisher website.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-
Women, race & class.
New York : Vintage Books, 1983, ©1981
(OCoLC)654380709
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Y Davis
ISBN: 0394713516 9780394713519
OCLC Number: 8907158
Notes: Originally published: New York : Random House, ©1981.
Description: 271 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. The legacy of slavery: standards for a new womanhood --
2. The anti-slavery movement and the birth of women's rights --
3. Class and race in the early women's rights campaign --
4. Racism in the woman suffrage movement --
5. The meaning of emancipation according to black women --
6. Education and liberation: black women's perspective --
7. Woman suffrage at the turn of the century: the rising influence of racism --
8. Black women and the club movement --
9. Working women, black women and the history of the suffrage movement --
10. Communist women --
11. Rape, racism and the myth of the black rapist --
12. Racism, birth control and reproductive rights --
13. The approaching obsolescence of housework: a working-class perspective.
Other Titles: Women, race and class
Responsibility: Angela Y. Davis.
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A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis.--Publisher website.

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