Women's Rights Emerges Within the Anti-Slavery Movement, 1830-1870 A Brief History with Documents by Na Na


Women's Rights Emerges Within the Anti-Slavery Movement, 1830-1870 A Brief History with Documents by Na Na

Combining documents with an interpretive essay, this book is the first to offer a much-needed guide to the emergence of the women's rights movement within the anti-slavery activism of the 1830s. A 60-page introductory essay traces the cause of women's rights from Angelina and Sarah Grimke's campaign against slavery through the development of a full-fledged women's rights movement in the 1840s and 1850s. A rich collection of over 50 documents includes diary entries, letters, and speeches from the Grimkes, Maria Stewart, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Theodore Weld, Frances Harper, Sojourner Truth, and others.

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Kathryn Kish Sklar is at SUNY Binghamton.

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237 pages


Na Na
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Publication date

1st January 1900



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