Features: -- Foreword by former Texas governor Ann W. Richards-- Biographies of every female U.S. representative, senator, and cabinet member-- Bibliographical references follow each entry-- Chronology of 150 years of women's history...
|Title||:||From Suffrage to the Senate Set: An Encyclopedia of American Women in Politics|
|Number of Pages||:||923 Pages|
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From Suffrage to the Senate Set: An Encyclopedia of American Women in Politics Reviews
O'Dea, S. (2013). From suffrage to the Senate : America's political women : an encyclopedia of leaders, causes & issues. Millerton, New York: Grey House Pub..Citation by: Mary K SmithType of Reference: Encyclopedia/Biographical Reference Content/Scope: Comprehensive collection of biographies of leading women in U.S. politics, past and present, and an examination of the wide range of women's movements. Accuracy/Authority/Bias: Non-sexist and unbiased. Promotes feminism and women's rights Arrangement/Presentation: Begins with a Preface, then Introduction. Followed by significant women listed in alphabetical order. There are two appendixes that include documents and facts and statistics. Relation to other works: There are other women's history encyclopedias and biographical references, but this is significant because it contains both.Accessibility/Diversity: Women of all races appear in this reference and would appeal to a diverse group of students. Cost: $255Professional Review: O’DEA, Suzanne. From Suffrage to the Senate: America’s Political Women; An Encyclopedia of Leaders, Causes and Issues. 3rd. ed. 2 vols. 1520p. appendix. bibliog. chron. index. Grey House. 2013. Tr $225. ISBN 9781619250109."An engaging tool that would be useful in high school, public, and academic libraries looking for an overview of the political history of women in the US." -Booklist "Collections needing additional material on American politics will find this a useful resource." -School Library Journal