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Amazons in America Matriarchs, Utopians, and Wonder Women in U.S. Popular Culture

Title
Amazons in America [electronic resource] : Matriarchs, Utopians, and Wonder Women in U.S. Popular Culture / Keira V. Williams.
ISBN
0807170852
9780807170854
9780807170861
9780807170472 (cloth : alk. paper)
Published
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 2019. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
Physical Description
1 online resource.
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Variant and related titles
Project MUSE - 2019 Complete
Project MUSE - 2019 Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction
Format
Books / Online
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 09, 2019
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
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