The woman's hour : the great fight to win the vote
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Published:
Waterville : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2018.
Format:
Large Print
Edition:
Large print edition.
Physical Desc:
791 pages (large print), 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
Status:
9 copies, 40 people are on the wait list.
Description

Nashville, August 1920. Thirty-five states have ratified the Nineteenth Amendment, twelve have rejected or refused to vote. One last state is needed. After a seven-decade suffragist crusade, it all comes down to Tennessee. Following the remarkable women who led their forces into battle, The Woman's Hour is an inspiring story of activists winning one of the last campaigns forged in the shadow of the Civil War, and the beginning of the great twentieth-century battles for civil rights.

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Language:
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ISBN:
9781432849771, 1432849778

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General Note
Originally published: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, [2018].
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 657-788).
Description
Nashville, August 1920. The Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, granting all women the vote, is on the verge of ratification -- or defeat. Out of the thirty-six states needed, thirty-five have approved it, and one last state is still in play -- Tennessee. After a seven-decade crusade to win the ballot, this is the moment of truth for the suffragists, and Nashville becomes a frenzied battleground as the enormous forces allied for and against women's suffrage make their last stand. Elaine Weiss recasts the saga of women's quest for the vote by focusing on the campaign's last six weeks, when it all came down to one ambivalent state.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Weiss, E. F. (2018). The woman's hour: the great fight to win the vote. Large print edition. Waterville: Thorndike Press Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Weiss, Elaine F., 1952-. 2018. The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Waterville: Thorndike Press Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Weiss, Elaine F., 1952-, The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Waterville: Thorndike Press Large Print, 2018.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Weiss, Elaine F. The Woman's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Large print edition. Waterville: Thorndike Press Large Print, 2018. Print.

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