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Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, And Corporate Masculinity In A Tokyo Hostess Club, Allison

Some enjoyed the extended overdue study of literature, history, and geography. Others stressed reform and initiated scholarships for girls, enhanced street lighting, environmental protections, and free milk clinics for impoverished mothers. By 1890, a Common Federation of Women’s Clubs was founded to assist the nation’s clubwomen in benefitting from the experiences of other clubs. The organization, which nevertheless exists in Washington, DC, offered publications and common conventions for members to swap results stories about the educational and reform projects that they had attempted. Jane Croly’s enormous book The History of Women’s Clubs in America, published in 1898, attests to the...