Martha S. Jones's All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African PDF

By Martha S. Jones

ISBN-10: 0807831522

ISBN-13: 9780807831526

ISBN-10: 0807858455

ISBN-13: 9780807858455

where of women's rights in African American public tradition has been an everlasting query, one who has lengthy engaged activists, commentators, and students. All sure Up Together explores the jobs black girls performed of their groups' social activities and the implications of raising ladies into positions of visibility and management. Martha Jones finds how, throughout the 19th century, the "woman query" was once on the center of routine opposed to slavery and for civil rights.

Unlike white girls activists, who usually created their very own associations break away males, black girls, Jones explains, usually equipped inside already latest institutions--churches, political businesses, mutual relief societies, and faculties. masking 3 generations of black ladies activists, Jones demonstrates that their process was once now not unanimous or monolithic yet replaced through the years and took a number of kinds, from a woman's correct to regulate her physique to her correct to vote. via a far-ranging examine politics, church, and social lifestyles, Jones demonstrates how ladies have assisted in shaping the process black public culture.

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