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Title Women in print : essays on the print culture of American women from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / edited by James P. Danky and Wayne A. Wiegand ; foreword by Elizabeth Long.
Imprint Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, 2006.

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Series Print culture history in modern America.
Print culture history in modern America. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n2002090577
Subject Women in the book industries and trade -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women in the book industries and trade -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Women -- Books and reading -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Women editors -- United States -- History.
Women publishers -- United States -- History.
Libraries and women -- United States -- History.
Women authors, American.
Alt Name Danky, James Philip, 1947-
Wiegand, Wayne A., 1946-
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 308 pages).
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Summary Women readers, editors, librarians, authors, journalists, booksellers, and others are the subjects in this stimulating new collection on modern print culture. The essays feature women like Marie Mason Potts, editor of Smoke Signals, a mid-twentieth century periodical of the Federated Indians of California; Lois Waisbrooker, publisher of books and journals on female sexuality and women's rights in the decades after the Civil War; and Elizabeth Jordan, author of two novels and editor of Harper's Bazaar from 1900 to 1913. The volume presents a complex and engaging picture of print culture and of the forces that affected women's lives in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.--Publisher description.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Connecting lives : women and reading, then and now / Barbara Sicherman -- Cultural critique and consciousness raising : Clara Bewick Colby's Woman's tribune and late-nineteenth-century radical feminism / Kristin Mapel Bloomberg -- "Her very handwriting looks as if she owned the earth" : Elizabeth Jordan and editorial power / June Howard -- Making news : Marie Potts and the Smoke signal of the Federated Indians of California / Terri Castaneda -- Unbossed and unbought : Booklegger Press, the first women-owned American library publisher / Toni Samek -- Alice Millard and the gospel of beauty and taste / Michele V. Cloonan -- Women and intellectual resources : interpreting print culture at the Library of Congress / Jane Aikin -- A "bouncing babe," a "little bastard" : women, print, and the Door-Kewaunee Regional Library, 1950-52 / Christine Pawley -- Power through print : Lois Waisbrooker and grassroots feminism / Joanne E. Passet -- Woman's work for woman : gendered print culture in American mission movement narratives / Sarah Robbins -- "When women condemn the whole race" : Belle Case La Follette's women's column attacks the color line / Nancy C. Unger.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0299217833 (electronic bk.)
9780299217839 (electronic bk.)
0299217841 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780299217846 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 223384996
Additional Format Print version: Women in print. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2006 0299217841 (DLC) 2005021512 (OCoLC)61211259.


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