By Martha S. Jones
A revered crew of participants from varied generations and backgrounds argue for brand spanking new chronologies, extra inclusive conceptualizations of feminist agendas and contributors, and fuller engagements with contestations round specific concerns and practices. Race, classification, and sexuality are explored inside histories of women's rights and feminism in addition to the cultural and highbrow currents and social and political priorities that marked events for women's development and liberation. those essays query even if the idea that of waves surging and receding can totally catch the complexities of U.S. feminisms and recommend versions for reimagining those histories from radio waves to hip-hop.
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