Entering a distinctively male space-the saloon-to rescue fathers, brothers, and sons, women at the same time began to enter another male bastion-politics-again justifying their transgression in terms of rescuing the nation's manhood.
Elaine Frantz Parsons teaches American history at Duquesne University.
Elaine Frantz Parsons
Johns Hopkins University Press
Date of Publication
New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History