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Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President / Edition 1
     

Belva Lockwood: The Woman Who Would Be President / Edition 1

by Jill Norgren, Ruth Bader Ginsburg
 

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ISBN-10: 0814758517

ISBN-13: 9780814758519

Pub. Date: 03/01/2008

Publisher: New York University Press

In Belva Lockwood, prize-winning legal historian Jill Norgren recounts, for the first time, the life story of one of the nineteenth century's most surprising and accomplished advocates for women's rights.

About the Author:
Jill Norgren is Professor Emerita of Government at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of The City University of New York

Overview

In Belva Lockwood, prize-winning legal historian Jill Norgren recounts, for the first time, the life story of one of the nineteenth century's most surprising and accomplished advocates for women's rights.

About the Author:
Jill Norgren is Professor Emerita of Government at John Jay College and the Graduate Center of The City University of New York

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814758519
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
311
Sales rank:
916,032
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword   Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg     ix
Prologue and Acknowledgments     xiii
Early a Widow     1
In Search of a New Identity     14
Apprenticeship     27
Becoming a Lawyer     40
Notorious Ladies     53
A Tougher Fight     67
Woman Lawyer     84
The Practice of Law     98
Lady Lobbyist     110
Lockwood for President     124
Life on the Platform     143
Lay Down Your Arms!     155
The Power of Association     169
Pushing for Place     182
A World's Fair and a Million-Dollar Case     194
Aging Soldiers of Cause     212
Epilogue     228
Notes     233
Index     291
About the Author     311

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