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The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815-1914
Richard J. Evans
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Young Wilhelm: The Kaiser's Early Life, 1859-1888
John C. G. Röhl
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Reading progress update: I've read 123 out of 240 pages.

Gilded Suffragists: The New York Socialites who Fought for Women's Right to Vote - Johanna Neuman

Just when I find myself thinking that I might be too unfair to Neuman, the book does a turn. The fifth and sixth chapters barely addressed suffrage and were more about society women who embraced "first wave" feminism, which had me thinking that my real issue lay with a misleading subtitle. But then she pivots back to suffrage and my previous complaints become salient once more.