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Victoria Woodhull : free spirit for women's rights

Author: Miriam Brody
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford portraits.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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Traces the life and accomplishments of the American suffragist who became the first successful female stockbroker and later started a newspaper and ran for president, before a scandal forced her to leave the United States for Great Britain.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Victoria C Woodhull; Victoria C Woodhull; Victoria C Woodhull; Victoria C Woodhull
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Brody
ISBN: 0195143671 9780195143676
OCLC Number: 53374986
Description: 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Claflins, the Woodhulls, and the Spiritual Telegraph --
Gotham : broker, candidate, and journalist --
Taking up the burden : the petitioner for woman suffrage --
Rocking the boat : the "social questions" --
Parting the Red Sea : on the campaign trail --
Standing alone : Woodhull under attack --
Safe harbor : the second career of Victoria Woodhull.
Series Title: Oxford portraits.
Responsibility: Miriam Brody.
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Traces the life and accomplishments of the American suffragist who became the first successful female stockbroker and later started a newspaper and ran for president, before a scandal forced her to leave the United States for Great Britain.

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