By Katherine H Adams,Michael L Keene
Past biographies, histories, and executive files have missed Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage move, yet this groundbreaking research scrupulously fills the space within the old checklist. Masterfully framed through an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical innovations, Alice Paul and the yankee Suffrage Campaign narrates the impressive tale of the 1st individual to wood the White condo, the 1st to aim a countrywide political boycott, the 1st to burn the president in effigy, and the 1st to guide a profitable crusade of nonviolence.
Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene additionally chronicle different dramatic thoughts that Paul deftly used to realize exposure for the suffrage circulate. Stunningly woven into the narrative are money owed of many cases within which girls have been in actual possibility. instead of stay away from dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors disclose the suggestions she hired in her crusade. Paul's arguable method, the authors assert, used to be crucial in altering American attitudes towards suffrage.
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Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign by Katherine H Adams,Michael L Keene