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Amazons in America : matriarchs, utopians, and wonder women in U.S. popular culture / Keira V. Williams.

Author/Creator:
Williams, Keira V., 1976- author.
Publication:
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 340 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Women -- United States -- Social conditions.
Matriarchy -- United States -- History.
Popular culture -- United States -- History.
Amazons -- History.
Amazons.
Matriarchy.
Popular culture.
Women -- Social conditions.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
Introduction: the multiple meanings of matriarchies in American history
Gynecocracy in the gilded age: the intellectual and historical foundations of American matriarchalism
Mother-rule in the modern world: Victorian feminist matriarchalism
White queens and African amazons: imperial matriarchalism at the Chicago World's Fair
Witches, wizards, and women of cast iron: American matriarchalism goes mainstream
Like coming home to mother: progressive era matriarchalism
The amazing amazon: Wonder Woman's matriarchalist superheroics
Vipers and momarchies: mid-century antimatriarchalism
Goddesses, earth mothers, and female men: the matriarchies of the women's liberation movement
Mammies, matriarchs, and welfare queens: racist matriarchalism
Epilogue: Madeas and the manosphere: American matriarchalism in the early twenty-first century.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780807170472
080717047X
9780807170861
0807170860
9780807170861
9780807170854
0807170852
OCLC:
1043585395
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