No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenship

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Struggles over women's suffrage and the ERA have publicized how much women have related their struggle for equality to rights. That the history of citizens' obligations is also linked to gender has been less understood. In this landmark book, the historian Linda K. Kerber opens up this important and neglected subject for the first time. She begins during the Revolution, when married women did not have the same obligation as their husbands to be "patriots, " and ends in the present, when men and women still have different ...

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No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenship
1999, Farrar, Strauss & Giroux-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780809073849

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No Constitutional Right to Be Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenship
1998, Hill & Wang, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780809073832

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