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Author Spruill, Marjorie Julian, 1951- author.

Title Divided we stand : the battle over women's rights and family values that polarized American politics / Marjorie J. Spruill.

Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    305.4097 SPR    Available
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Description 436 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-425) and index.
Contents Four days that changed the world -- the rise of the feminist establishment -- To form a more perfect union -- What's wrong with "equal rights" for women? -- An alternative to "women's lib" -- The gathering storm -- Armageddon state by state -- Out of the kitchen and into the counterrevolution -- Mama said there'd be days like this -- Crest of the second wave -- Launching the pro-family movement -- We shall go forth -- Onward Christian soldiers -- Epilogue: A nation divided.
Summary "Forty years ago, two women's movements drew a line in the sand between liberals and conservatives. The legacy of that rift is still evident today in American politics and social policies,"--NoveList.
Subject National Women's Conference (U.S.) (1977 : Houston, Tex.).
Women social reformers -- United States.
Women's rights -- United States.
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Women -- United States -- Attitudes.
Feminism -- United States.
Anti-feminism -- United States.
Feminists -- Political activity -- United States.
Women conservatives -- Political activity -- United States.
ISBN 9781632863140 (hardcover)
1632863146 (hardcover)

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