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By Christine Bolt

This readable and informative survey, together with either new study and synthesis, presents the 1st shut comparability of race, category and internationalism within the British and American women's hobbies in this interval. Sisterhood wondered assesses the character and impression of divisions within the 20th century American and British women's movements.

In this lucidly written examine, Christine Bolt sheds new mild on those modifications, which flourished in an period of political response, monetary lack of confidence, polarizing nationalism and resurgent anti-feminism. the writer finds how the conflicts have been seized upon and publicised by means of contemporaries, and the way the activists themselves have been compelled to confront the more and more complicated tensions.

Drawing on a variety of assets, the writer demonstrates that girls within the 20th century endured to co-operate regardless of those divisions, and that feminist hobbies remained lively correct as much as and past the reformist Nineteen Sixties. it really is beneficial studying for all people with an curiosity in American historical past, British background or women's studies.

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