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Published: 02 May 2019

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780199341849

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After the Vote

Feminist Politics in La Guardia's New York

Elisabeth Israels Perry

  • the first historical treatment of the hundreds of accomplished and politically astute women who navigated New York City's mainstream political life during the mid-twentieth century
  • illustrates the variety of ways women negotiated the transition from nonpartisan to partisan activism after they won the vote
  • A major contribution to the history of New York City from the perspective of the women who supported Mayor La Guardia and his progressive agenda