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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 Grimké 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 Grimké's feminist writings. This biography of abolitionists Sarah and Angelina Grimké was Lerner's first book, originally published by Houghton Mifflin in 1967 and reissued in pb by Schocken in 1969 and by Oxford in 1998. Lerner explores the activities and the motivations of these aristocratic, Charleston-born sisters who became two of the most important reformers in the cause of abolitionism and women's rights. This edition features an additional essay and the document on which it is based, as well as a new introduction in which Lerner reinterprets her own work nearly forty years later and gives new recognition to the major significance of Sarah Grimké's feminist writings. This revised and expanded edition of Lerner's biography of Angelina and Sarah Grimké 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 Grimké's feminist writings. A landmark work of women's history originally published in 1967, Gerda Lerner's best-selling biography of Sarah and Angelina Grimké 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 Grimké's feminist writings.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. 2-7
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Note on Usage
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xv-xx
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  2. pp. 3-10
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  1. 2
  2. pp. 11-19
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  1. 3
  2. pp. 20-28
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  1. 4
  2. pp. 29-35
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  1. 5
  2. pp. 36-46
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  1. 6
  2. pp. 47-60
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  1. 7
  2. pp. 61-77
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  1. 8
  2. pp. 78-86
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  1. 9
  2. pp. 87-99
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  2. pp. 100-115
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  1. 11
  2. pp. 116-127
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  1. 12
  2. pp. 128-146
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  1. 13
  2. pp. 147-160
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  1. 14
  2. pp. 161-172
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  1. 15
  2. pp. 173-189
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  1. 16
  2. pp. 190-206
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  1. 17
  2. pp. 207-221
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  1. 18
  2. pp. 222-243
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  1. 19
  2. pp. 244-264
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  1. Appendix 1: Printed Speeches of Angelina Grimké Weld
  2. pp. 265-282
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  1. Appendix 2: Manuscript Essays of Sarah Moore Grimké
  2. pp. 283-310
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 311-342
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 343-356
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 357-373
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781469604879
Related ISBN
9780807855669
MARC Record
OCLC
647832686
Pages
400
Launched on MUSE
2014-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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