By Katherine H Adams,Michael L Keene
Past biographies, histories, and executive files have missed Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage circulation, yet this groundbreaking research scrupulously fills the space within the old list. Masterfully framed through an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical options, Alice Paul and the yank Suffrage Campaign narrates the notable tale of the 1st individual to wood the White condominium, the 1st to try a countrywide political boycott, the 1st to burn the president in effigy, and the 1st to steer a profitable crusade of nonviolence.
Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene additionally chronicle different dramatic ideas that Paul deftly used to realize exposure for the suffrage circulation. Stunningly woven into the narrative are debts of many circumstances within which ladies have been in actual risk. instead of keep away from dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors expose the thoughts she hired in her crusade. Paul's debatable process, the authors assert, used to be crucial in altering American attitudes towards suffrage.
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