The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition / Edition 2

The Grimké Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition / Edition 2

by Gerda Lerner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807855669

ISBN-13: 9780807855669

Pub. Date: 09/27/2004

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimke explores the lives and ideas of the only southern women to become antislavery agents in the North and pioneers for women's rights. This revised and expanded edition includes two new primary documents and an additional essay by Lerner.

Overview

A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimke explores the lives and ideas of the only southern women to become antislavery agents in the North and pioneers for women's rights. This revised and expanded edition includes two new primary documents and an additional essay by Lerner. In a revised introduction Lerner reinterprets her own work nearly forty years later and gives new recognition to the major significance of Sarah Grimke's feminist writings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807855669
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/27/2004
Edition description:
Revised and Expanded Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
834,706
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introductionxiii
The Grimke Sisters from South Carolina1
AppendixPrinted Speeches of Angelina Grimke Weld275
Notes293
Bibliography325
Index343

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