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The Grimke Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition

The Grimke Sisters from South Carolina: Pioneers for Women's Rights and Abolition (Paperback)

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A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimke explores the lives and ideas of the only southern women to become antislavery agents in the North and pioneers for women's rights. This revised and expanded edition includes two new primary documents and an additional essay by Lerner. In a revised introduction Lerner reinterprets her own work nearly forty years later and gives new recognition to the major significance of Sarah Grimke's feminist writings.

BiographyBiography: generalHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSlavery & abolition of slaveryLGBT & Gender StudiesGender studiesGender studies: womenPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesEthical issues & debatesEthical issues: prostitution & sex industryPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesFeminism & feminist theory Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press Publication Date: 30/09/2004 ISBN-13: 9780807855669  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Gerda Lerner is author or editor of twelve books in Women's History and one of the preeminent scholars responsible for the rediscovery of the field in the 1960s. A founding member of the National Organization for Women and one of the creators of Women's History Month, she is Robinson-Edwards Professor Emerita of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and visiting professor of history at Duke University. Her latest book isFireweed: A Political Biography.

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