In their own voices, the full story of the women and men who struggled to make American democracy whole
A celebrated feminist historian and biographer, Susan Ware is the author of Why They Marched- Untold Stories of the Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote, American Women's History- A Very Short Introduction, and Letter to the World- Seven Women Who Shaped the American Century, among other books. She is Honorary Women's Suffrage Centennial Historian at the Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America and General Editor of American National Biography. Ware is serving as a historical consultant to the PBS program American Experience for a multipart documentary on suffrage and advising singer-songwriter Shaina Taub on a musical based on the life of Alice Paul.
Amid the flood of books marking the centennial of women's suffrage, this anthology stands out for its scope and authority. . . . Essential for libraries and a go-to book for anyone seriously interested in women's suffrage in America. --Kirkus Reviews (starred review)