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By J.D. Zahniser,Amelia R. Fry

ISBN-10: 0199958424

ISBN-13: 9780199958429

ISBN-10: 152269210X

ISBN-13: 9781522692102

Alice Paul has lengthy been an elusive determine within the political background of yankee ladies. Raised via Quaker mom and dad in Moorestown, New Jersey, she may turn into a passionate and outspoken chief of the lady suffrage circulate. In 1913, she reinvigorated the yank crusade for a constitutional suffrage modification and, within the subsequent seven years, ruled that crusade and drove it to victory with daring, arguable motion -wedding braveness with resourcefulness and self-mastery.

This biography of Paul's early years and suffrage management deals clean perception into her inner most personality and public photograph, studying for the 1st time the resources of Paul's ambition and the expansion of her political recognition. utilizing vast oral heritage interviews with Paul and her colleagues, Authors J. D. Zahniser and Amelia R. Fry considerably revise our realizing approximately Paul's engagement with suffrage activism in England and later emergence onto the yank scene. notwithstanding her Quaker upbringing has lengthy been noticeable because the spark for her dedication to women's rights Zahniser and Fry express how her youth one of the buddies solid the most important points of Paul's personality, yet her political zeal built out of years of schooling and exploration. The authors discover the ways that her involvement with the British suffragists Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst honed her instincts and talents, specifically her dealings together with her most vital political adversaries, Woodrow Wilson and rival suffrage chief Carrie Chapman Catt. employing new study to the continual questions about Alice Paul and her legacy this compelling biography analyzes Paul's aura and management characteristics, sheds new gentle on her existence and paintings and is key studying for somebody the lady suffrage movement.

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