The Problem of Civilization Solved

TitleThe Problem of Civilization Solved
Year for Search1895
AuthorsLease, Mary Elizabeth [Clyens](1850-1933)
Date Published1895
PublisherLaird and Lee
Place PublishedChicago, IL
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

Eutopia but also racist. Tropical emigration by whites–”… fifty million white families as planters on estates of 200 acres each, with three families of Negroes or Orientals as tillers of the soil” (17).

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Author Note

The female author (1850-1933) was active in the Populist Party and became an activist for temperance and suffrage for both African-Americans and women.

Full Text

1895 Lease, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (1850-1933). The Problem of Civilization Solved. Chicago, IL: Laird and Lee. KU

Eutopia but also racist. Tropical emigration by whites–“… fifty million white families as planters on estates of 200 acres each, with three families of Negroes or Orientals as tillers of the soil” (17). The female author was active in the Populist Party and became an activist for temperance and suffrage for both African-Americans and women.