In Her Own Right: The Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Paperback | November 1, 1985

byElisabeth Griffith

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The first comprehensive, fully documented biography of the most important woman suffragist and feminist reformer in nineteenth-century America, In Her Own Right restores Elizabeth Cady Stanton to her true place in history. Griffith emphasizes the significance of role models and femalefriendships in Stanton's progress toward personal and political independence. In Her Own Right is, in the author's words, an "unabashedly 'great woman' biography."

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In Her Own Right restores Elizabeth Cady Stanton to her true place in history. It traces Stanton from her privilege, unconventional childhood to her marriage to an abolitionist hero turned political opportunist ( with whom she had seven children), to her achievements as reformer, newspaper editor, popular lecturer, organization leader,...

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The first comprehensive, fully documented biography of the most important woman suffragist and feminist reformer in nineteenth-century America, In Her Own Right restores Elizabeth Cady Stanton to her true place in history. Griffith emphasizes the significance of role models and femalefriendships in Stanton's progress toward personal an...

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In Her Own Right restores Elizabeth Cady Stanton to her true place in history. It traces Stanton from her privilege, unconventional childhood to her marriage to an abolitionist hero turned political opportunist ( with whom she had seven children), to her achievements as reformer, newspaper editor, popular lecturer, organization leader,...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:304 pages, 7.99 × 5.31 × 0.63 inPublished:November 1, 1985Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0195037294

ISBN - 13:9780195037296

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In Her Own Right restores Elizabeth Cady Stanton to her true place in history. It traces Stanton from her privilege, unconventional childhood to her marriage to an abolitionist hero turned political opportunist ( with whom she had seven children), to her achievements as reformer, newspaper editor, popular lecturer, organization leader, and historian of woman's suffrage.

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"Elisabeth Griffith's biography is...the best to date of Elizabeth Cady Stanton."--Ms. Magazine