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Alice Paul : equality for women

Author: Christine A Lunardini
Publisher: Philadelphia : Westview Press, ©2013.
Series: Lives of American women.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Alice Paul: Equality for Women shows the dominant and unwavering role Paul played in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, granting the vote to American women. The dramatic details of Paul's imprisonment and solitary confinement, hunger strike, and force-feeding at the hands of the U.S. government illustrate her fierce devotion to the cause she spent her life promoting. Placed in the context of the first half of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Alice Paul; Alice Paul
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine A Lunardini
ISBN: 9780813347615 0813347610 9780813347622 0813347629
OCLC Number: 808684605
Description: xii, 202 p. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Becoming Alice Paul --
History strategy and politics --
Where are all the people --
A splendid year --
Taking on the Democrats --
The Democrats round two --
The war against women --
Victory and discord --
The quest for equality for women --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Lives of American women.
Responsibility: Christine Lunardini.

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An engaging, accessible introduction to Alice Paul's struggle for female equality and the dominant role she played in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote  Read more...

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"This concise book ... is perfect for college students. It is a valuable addition to the 'Lives of American Women' series, and is recommended for all collections on the subject and as well as for Read more...

 
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