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Women and Transnational Activism in Historical Perspective

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Hardcover. 258 pages. Dimensions: 9.3in. x 6.4in. x 0.8in.History of International Relations, Diplomacy and Intelligence, 14 (History of International Relations Library, 14) Historians are beginning to hone their use of the concept of transnationalism as an analytic tool to understand the ideas, networks, and activities of individuals and organizations working across and above the nation-state. This volume brings together the work of historians who consider women as transnational activists from the late nineteenth century to the years following the Second World War. The authors deepen our understanding of the complex ways in which individuals and organizations sought to achieve goals such as womens rights, peace, racial equality and medical relief. By analyzing the complexities of these womens lives and activism, the authors challenge the traditional narrative of international relations history and broaden our understanding of womens history and activism. Table of Contents Preface by Kathryn Kish Sklar Acknowledgements Table of Contents Introduction, Kimberly Jensen and Erika Kuhlman Mary Clement Leavitt, Japan, and the Transnationalization of the World WCTU, 1886-1912, Elizabeth Dorn Lublin Country by Birth, Country by Marriage: American Womens Transnational War Efforts in Great Britain, 1895-1918 , Dana Cooper Localizing the Global: The YWCA Movement in China, 1899 to 1939, Elizabeth A. Littell-Lamb Black Liberation is an International Cause: Charlotta Basss Transnational Politics, 1914-1952, Anne Rapp Liberal and Conservative Women Transnational Activists and Postwar Reconciliation after the Great War, Erika Kuhlman Feminist Transnational Activism and International Health: The Medical Womens International Association and the American Womens Hospitals, 1919-1948 , Kimberly Jensen How to Make This Pan American Thing Go Interwar Debates on U. S. Womens Activism in the Western Hemisphere, Megan Threlkeld Creating a Transnational Identity: The IFUW Confronts Racial and Religious Membership Restrictions in the 1930s, Christy Jo Snider I Knew the Kind of Work That Was Done For Children: Dr. Martha Eliot and the Origins of UNICEF, Jennifer Morris About the Author(s)Editor(s) Kimberly Jensen, (Ph. D. History, University of Iowa 1992) is Professor of History and Gender Studies at Western Oregon University. She is the author of Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War (University of Illinois Press, 2008). Erika Kuhlman (Ph. D. American Studies, Washington State University 1995) is an Associate Professor of History and Women Studies at Idaho State University. She is the author of Reconstructing Patriarchy after the Great War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008). This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9789089790378

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Synopsis: History of International Relations, Diplomacy and Intelligence, 14 (History of International Relations Library, 14) Historians are beginning to hone their use of the concept of transnationalism as an analytic tool to understand the ideas, networks, and activities of individuals and organizations working across and above the nation-state. This volume brings together the work of historians who consider women as transnational activists from the late nineteenth century to the years following the Second World War. The authors deepen our understanding of the complex ways in which individuals and organizations sought to achieve goals such as women's rights, peace, racial equality and medical relief. By analyzing the complexities of these women's lives and activism, the authors challenge the traditional narrative of international relations history and broaden our understanding of women's history and activism. Table of Contents Preface by Kathryn Kish Sklar Acknowledgements Table of Contents Introduction, Kimberly Jensen and Erika Kuhlman Mary Clement Leavitt, Japan, and the Transnationalization of the World WCTU, 1886-1912, Elizabeth Dorn Lublin Country by Birth, Country by Marriage: American Women's Transnational War Efforts in Great Britain, 1895-1918 , Dana Cooper Localizing the Global: The YWCA Movement in China, 1899 to 1939, Elizabeth A. Littell-Lamb Black Liberation is an International Cause: Charlotta Bass's Transnational Politics, 1914-1952, Anne Rapp Liberal and Conservative Women Transnational Activists and Postwar Reconciliation after the Great War, Erika Kuhlman Feminist Transnational Activism and International Health: The Medical Women's International Association and the American Women's Hospitals, 1919-1948 , Kimberly Jensen How to "Make This Pan American Thing Go?" Interwar Debates on U.S. Women's Activism in the Western Hemisphere, Megan Threlkeld Creating a Transnational Identity:The IFUW Confronts Racial and Religious Membership Restrictions in the 1930s, Christy Jo Snider "I Knew the Kind of Work That Was Done For Children": Dr. Martha Eliot and the Origins of UNICEF, Jennifer Morris About the Author(s)/Editor(s) Kimberly Jensen, (Ph.D. History, University of Iowa 1992) is Professor of History and Gender Studies at Western Oregon University. She is the author of Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War (University of Illinois Press, 2008). Erika Kuhlman (Ph.D. American Studies, Washington State University 1995) is an Associate Professor of History and Women Studies at Idaho State University. She is the author of Reconstructing Patriarchy after the Great War (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).

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