By Katherine H Adams,Michael L Keene
Past biographies, histories, and executive files have neglected Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage stream, yet this groundbreaking examine scrupulously fills the distance within the old list. Masterfully framed via an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical innovations, Alice Paul and the yankee Suffrage Campaign narrates the extraordinary tale of the 1st individual to wooden the White apartment, the 1st to aim a countrywide political boycott, the 1st to burn the president in effigy, and the 1st to guide a winning crusade of nonviolence.
Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene additionally chronicle different dramatic suggestions that Paul deftly used to achieve exposure for the suffrage stream. Stunningly woven into the narrative are debts of many circumstances during which girls have been in actual hazard. instead of steer clear of dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors expose the innovations she hired in her crusade. Paul's arguable strategy, the authors assert, was once 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