Women's Rights Emerges Within The Anti-Slavery Movement, 1830 - 1870 / Edition 1

Women's Rights Emerges Within The Anti-Slavery Movement, 1830 - 1870 / Edition 1

by Kathryn Kish Sklar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312228198

ISBN-13: 2900312228193

Pub. Date: 06/17/2000

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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 Grimké's campaign against slavery through the development of a full-fledged…  See more details below

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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 Grimké'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 Grimkés, Maria Stewart, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Theodore Weld, Frances Harper, Sojourner Truth, and others.

Author Biography: Kathryn Kish Sklar is at SUNY Binghamton.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900312228193
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
06/17/2000
Series:
Bedford Series in History and Culture
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240

Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction

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