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The Resource Shirley Chisholm : catalyst for change, 1926-2005, Barbara Winslow

Shirley Chisholm : catalyst for change, 1926-2005, Barbara Winslow

Label
Shirley Chisholm : catalyst for change, 1926-2005
Title
Shirley Chisholm
Title remainder
catalyst for change, 1926-2005
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Winslow
Title variation
Shirley Chisholm
Title variation remainder
catalyst for change, 1924-2005
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A staunch proponent of breaking down racial and gender barriers, Shirley Chisholm had the esteemed privilege of being a pioneer in many aspects of her life. She was the first African American woman elected to the New York State legislature and, later, the United States House of Representatives. She also made a run for the Democratic Party nomination for president in 1972. Focusing on Chisholm's lifelong advocacy for fair treatment, access to education, and equal pay for all American minority groups, this book explores the life of a remarkable woman in the context of twentieth century urban America and the tremendous social upheaval that occurred after World War II. About the Lives of American Women series: Selected and edited by renowned women's historian Carol Berkin, these brief biographies are designed for use in undergraduate courses. Rather than a comprehensive approach, each biography focuses instead on a particular aspect of a women's life that is emblematic of her time, or which made her a pivotal figure in the era. The emphasis is on a "good read, " featuring accessible writing and compelling narratives, without sacrificing sound scholarship and academic integrity. Primary sources at the end of each biography reveal the subject's perspective in her own words. Study questions and an annotated bibliography support the student reader. "--
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winslow, Barbara
Dewey number
  • 328.73/092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.8.C48
LC item number
W56 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Lives of American women
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chisholm, Shirley
  • African American legislators
  • Women legislators
  • Legislators
  • United States
  • Teachers
  • Presidential candidates
  • United States
  • HISTORY / General
  • HISTORY / United States / General
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Historical
Label
Shirley Chisholm : catalyst for change, 1926-2005, Barbara Winslow
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Barbados -- Brooklyn -- All politics is local -- New York State assemblywoman -- I am woman -- An unquiet Congresswoman -- Testing the presidential waters -- On the Chisholm trail -- Political and personal transformations
Control code
1535358
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 192 pages
Isbn
9780813347691
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013026485
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1535358
  • (Sirsi) 1535358
  • (OCoLC)847126335
Label
Shirley Chisholm : catalyst for change, 1926-2005, Barbara Winslow
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Barbados -- Brooklyn -- All politics is local -- New York State assemblywoman -- I am woman -- An unquiet Congresswoman -- Testing the presidential waters -- On the Chisholm trail -- Political and personal transformations
Control code
1535358
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 192 pages
Isbn
9780813347691
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013026485
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1535358
  • (Sirsi) 1535358
  • (OCoLC)847126335

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