“Amy Shore has uncovered a wealth of new information to document the enormous impact of early motion pictures on the campaign for women’s suffrage. In doing so, she challenges conventional histories of the suffrage movement which have tended to view cinema and other visual media as, at best, footnotes to the larger campaign. A phenomenal study, Suffrage and the Silver Screen is essential reading for anyone interested in histories of feminism, activist cinema, and the role of visual culture in modern politics.”
Shelley Stamp, Author of Movie-Struck Girls:Women and Motion Picture Culture after the Nickelodeon
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