Bridget Quinn, Nell Irvin Painter
She Votes is an intersectional story of the women who
won suffrage, and those who have continued to raise their voices for
equality ever since.
From the first female
Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation to the first woman to wear pants
on the Senate floor, author Bridget Quinn shines a spotlight on the
women who broke down barriers.
This deluxe book also honors the 100th anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment with illustrations by 100 women artists.
• A colorful, intersectional account of the struggle for women’s rights in the United States
• Features heart-pounding scenes and keenly observed portraits
• Includes dynamic women from Elizabeth Cady Stanton to Audre Lorde
She Votes is a refreshing and illuminating book for feminists of all kinds.
Each artist brings a unique perspective; together, they embody the multiplicity of women in the United States.
• From the pen of rockstar author and historian Bridget Quinn, this book tells the story of women’s suffrage.
Perfect gift for feminists of all ages and genders who want to learn
more about the 19th amendment and the journey to equal representation
• A visually gorgeous book that will be at home on the shelf or on the coffee table
• Add it to the shelf with books like Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Irin Carmon and Shana Knizhnik; Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries who Shaped Our History . . . and Our Future! by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl; and Why I March: Images from The Women’s March Around the World by Abrams Books.
BRIDGET QUINN is author of the award-winning Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who
Made Art and Made History (in That Order), published by Chronicle Books
in 2017. The book has been translated into four languages and selected
for the Amelia Bloomer Book List of recommended feminist literature by
the American Library Association. A graduate of New York University’s
Institute of Fine Arts and a regular contributor to online arts magazine
Hyperallergic, Quinn is a sought-after speaker on women and art. She is
an avid sports fan and Iron(wo)man triathlete, and her Narrative
magazine essay “At Swim, Two Girls” was included in The Best American
Sports Writing 2013. She lives in San Francisco with her family.
Nell Irvin Painter is a historian, author, and artist.
|Publication Date||31 August 2020|
|Illustrations||jacketed, full-colour images throughout|