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Worlds of Women: The Making of an International Women's Movement. By Leila J. Rupp. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. xiv, 325 pp. Cloth, $55.00, ISBN 0-691-01676-3. Paper, $19.95, ISBN 0-691-01675-5.)

Worlds of Women: The Making of an International Women's Movement. By Leila J. Rupp. (Princeton:... 1122 The Journal of American History December 1998 Kuhlman has made a good beginning on a cases; played a role in the amnesty movement difficult argument. Her writing is consistently for political prisoners that had some impact clear, although the use of frequent subhead­ on the mitigation of brutal punishments and ings throughout the book hinders the flow of prison sentences; and, in 1919, obtained the her analysis. There is more to be said about the release of some thirty Wobblies (members of role World War I played in the formulation of the Industrial Workers of the World) who ideas of gender and race, and Kuhlman should were about to be deported as radical aliens. continue working to develop this important The two figures most essential to BUS ex­ subject. istence were Frances Witherspoon, its execu­ tive secretary, an upper-middle-class white Linda Schott woman raised in Mississippi and educated at University of Texas Bryn Mawr and the Rand School, who San Antonio, Texas worked for the Women's Suffrage party and the Socialist Suffrage Campaign before lead­ A World without war: How US. Feminists and ing the BLA; and Charles Recht, an immigrant Pacifists Resisted World war I By Frances http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of American History Oxford University Press

Worlds of Women: The Making of an International Women's Movement. By Leila J. Rupp. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997. xiv, 325 pp. Cloth, $55.00, ISBN 0-691-01676-3. Paper, $19.95, ISBN 0-691-01675-5.)

The Journal of American History , Volume 85 (3) – Dec 1, 1998

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1122 The Journal of American History December 1998 Kuhlman has made a good beginning on a cases; played a role in the amnesty movement difficult argument. Her writing is consistently for political prisoners that had some impact clear, although the use of frequent subhead­ on the mitigation of brutal punishments and ings throughout the book hinders the flow of prison sentences; and, in 1919, obtained the her analysis. There is more to be said about the release of some thirty Wobblies (members of role World War I played in the formulation of the Industrial Workers of the World) who ideas of gender and race, and Kuhlman should were about to be deported as radical aliens. continue working to develop this important The two figures most essential to BUS ex­ subject. istence were Frances Witherspoon, its execu­ tive secretary, an upper-middle-class white Linda Schott woman raised in Mississippi and educated at University of Texas Bryn Mawr and the Rand School, who San Antonio, Texas worked for the Women's Suffrage party and the Socialist Suffrage Campaign before lead­ A World without war: How US. Feminists and ing the BLA; and Charles Recht, an immigrant Pacifists Resisted World war I By Frances

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