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Women and Congress

Running, Winning, and Ruling

by Karen O"Connor

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Women legislators,
  • United States,
  • Government - Legislative Branch,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political campaigns,
  • Women in politics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8152612M
    ISBN 100789016710
    ISBN 109780789016713

    Examination of women’s involvement and influence during the World War I pacifist movement resulting from the Hague International Congress of Women. In the midst of World War I, from April 28 to May 1, , more than a thousand women from Europe and North America gathered in The Hague to discuss proposals for a peaceful end to the war.


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