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Ana Stevenson
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of the Free State

Ana Stevenson is a postdoctoral research fellow in the International Studies Group at the University of the Free State, South Africa and co-convener of The Suffrage Postcard Project. Her book, 'The Woman as Slave in 19th-Century American Social Movements', is under contract with Palgrave Macmillan’s ‘Palgrave Series in the History of Social Movements’. She lives in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Written by Ana Stevenson

Suffragettes and slaves

The women’s suffrage movement was saturated with metaphors of ‘shackles’, ‘bonds’ and ‘slavery’. Was it justifiable?

Ana Stevenson