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On Account of Sex

The Politics of Women's Issues, 1945-1968

Cynthia Harrison


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Examining the political activities of the period between 1920, when women gained the right to vote, and the mid-1960s, when the women's movement revived, Cynthia Harrison illuminates a long-neglected but vital chapter of women's history.

University of California Press, 9780520066632, 370pp.

Publication Date: June 8, 1989

About the Author

Cynthia Harrison received her Ph.D. in American History from Columbia University. From 1982 to 1988, she was managing editor of This Constitution, a journal published by the American Historical Association and the American Political Science Association.