The Birth of American Feminism: The Seneca Falls Woman's Convention of 1848
August 1995, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: Women as Activists: The Beginnings.
Part II: The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848.
Part III: The Flowering of the Women's Movement: The Lily (1849-1856).
Part IIII: The Momentum: Women's Rights Conventions After Secneca Falls.
Part V: The History as Participants Remembered It.
Elizabeth Fox-Genovese is Eleonore Raoul Professor of the Humanities at Emory University. She is editor of the Journal of the Historical Society, and author of Within the Plantation Household: Black and White Women of the Old South (1988); Feminism without Illusions: A Critique of Individualism (1991); "Feminism is Not the Story of My Life": How Today's Feminist Elite Has Lost Touch with the Real Concerns of Women (1996); Reconstructing History: The Emergence of a Historical Society, co-edited with Elisabeth Lasch-Quinn (1999); and Women and the Future of the Family (2000).