The Birth of American Feminism: The Seneca Falls Woman's Convention of 1848 by Virginia BernhardThe Birth of American Feminism: The Seneca Falls Woman's Convention of 1848 by Virginia Bernhard

The Birth of American Feminism: The Seneca Falls Woman's Convention of 1848

EditorVirginia Bernhard, Elizabeth Fox-Genovese

Paperback | August 3, 1995

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The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848 was at the beginning of the long struggle for women's rights in the United States. The documents collected in this anthology bring to life the anger and the excitement of a moment when a small but determined group of women dared to challenge the laws and customs of a society dominated by men.
Virginia Bernhard has published two historical novels, set in seventeenth-century Virginia and Bermuda, as well as a biography of a Texas governor's daughter. She coedited Southern Women: Histories and Identities (1992) and teaches at the University of St. Thomas in Houston. Professor Bernhard has served on the Advanced Placement test ...
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Title:The Birth of American Feminism: The Seneca Falls Woman's Convention of 1848Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.55 inPublished:August 3, 1995Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:1881089347

ISBN - 13:9781881089346

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Table of Contents

Introdution.

Part I: Women as Activists: The Beginnings.

Part II: The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848.

Part III: The Flowering of the Women's Movement: The Lily (1849-1856).

Part IIII: The Momentum: Women's Rights Conventions After Secneca Falls.

Part V: The History as Participants Remembered It.