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By Louise Edwards

Together with chapters on Indonesia, India, Thailand, China, the Philippines, Japan, Malaysia, Korea, Vietnam and foreign suffrage connections, Women's Suffrage in Asia engages in debates on suffrage within the area by means of elevating concerns exact to the country's case experiences provided. It explains why the historical past of suffrage is overlooked within the nationalist historiography and untangles the connections among tradition, nationalism and colonialism within the context of women's struggles for suffrage.

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