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By Katherine H. Adams,Michael L. Keene

prior biographies, histories, and govt records have neglected Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage circulate, yet this groundbreaking learn scrupulously fills the space within the old list. Masterfully framed via an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical concepts, Alice Paul and the yankee Suffrage crusade narrates the impressive tale of the 1st individual to wooden the White condo, the 1st to try a countrywide political boycott, the 1st to burn the president in effigy, and the 1st to guide a profitable crusade of nonviolence. _x000B__x000B_Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene additionally chronicle different dramatic ideas that Paul deftly used to achieve exposure for the suffrage move. Stunningly woven into the narrative are bills of many cases within which ladies have been in actual risk. instead of steer clear of dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors reveal the options she hired in her crusade. Paul's arguable process, the authors assert, used to be crucial in altering American attitudes towards suffrage. _x000B__x000B_

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