Susan E. Marshall 's ' Splintered Sisterhood : Gender And Class

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Susan E. Marshall’s novel, Splintered Sisterhood: Gender and Class in the Campaign against Woman Suffrage, focuses on a struggle against suffrage for women throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The book not only goes into great detail about the woman’s antisuffrage movement, but it also goes in depth in the campaign for women’s suffrage. The book shows how the antisuffrage movement was dealt with politically and personally by women and men alike. The author of the novel, Splintered Sisterhood: Gender and Class in the Campaign against Woman Suffrage is Susan E. Marshall. Susan E. Marshall is currently a professor at the University of Texas at Austin. At the university, she is a sociology professor. Marshall has earned a Ph.D., a masters, and a bachelor’s degree in sociology. She has published this novel, as well as numerous articles and book reviews. Marshall is beyond qualified to be speaking in this field of knowledge. Up until the big women’s suffrage movement, women had very different roles. The now seemingly independent women used to be confined by strict rules. The general role of a woman dates back to the beginning of time. Women were to stay at home and do for their husbands and their children. Women did not have jobs. Instead, the women stayed home and cooked, cleaned, and tended to the children and her husband. Women had absolutely no say in the way things were done, especially when it came to politics. Women did not have the right to

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