Ahead Of Her Time by Dorothy SterlingAhead Of Her Time by Dorothy Sterling

Ahead Of Her Time

byDorothy Sterling

Paperback | June 1, 1994

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In the tumultuous years before the Civil War, a young white woman from a Quaker background came to embody commitment to the cause of antislavery and equal rights for black people. Abby Kelley became the abolitionist movement's chief money-raiser and organizer and its most radial member. She traveled hundreds of miles to awaken the country to the evils of slavery, braving hardship and prejudice as well as opening the way for other women, black and white, to take leadership roles. Now the full story of this principled woman has been told in Dorothy Sterling's compelling biography.
Author Dorothy Sterling was born on November 23, 1913 in Manhattan. She received a bachelor's degree from Barnard College in 1934. In the 1940's, she worked as a researcher for Life magazine, but left in frustration at a system under which women researchers gave material to men, who wrote the articles. Her first book, Sophie and Her Pu...
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Title:Ahead Of Her TimeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 8.25 × 5.25 × 0.6 inPublished:June 1, 1994Publisher:W W Norton

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ISBN - 10:0393311317

ISBN - 13:9780393311310

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In the years before the Civil War, a young white woman from a Quaker background came to embody commitment to the cause of antislavery and equal rights for black people. Abby Kelley became the abolitionist movement's chief money-raiser and organizer and its most radical member.