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The Resource The political thought of America's founding feminists, Lisa Pace Vetter

The political thought of America's founding feminists, Lisa Pace Vetter

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The political thought of America's founding feminists
Title
The political thought of America's founding feminists
Statement of responsibility
Lisa Pace Vetter
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recovering the powerful and influential intellectual contributions of women from the nation's formative years, The Political Thought of America's Founding Feminists traces the significance of Frances Wright, Harriet Martineau, Angelina and Sarah Grimké, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sojourner Truth in shaping early American political thinking. A century before the term "intersectionality" appeared, these feminists anticipated the interrelation between sexism, racism, and economic inequality. Although familiar to historians and literature scholars, these women are virtually unknown in American political thought because they are considered activists, not theorists. Yet their efforts to expand the reach of America's founding ideals laid the groundwork not only for women's suffrage and the abolition of slavery but also for the broader expansion of civil, political, and human rights that characterized much of the twentieth century and continues to unfold today. Drawing on a careful reading of speeches, letters, and other archival sources, Lisa Pace Vetter shows the ways in which the early women's rights movement and abolitionism were central to the development of American political thought. A complex and thoughtful guide to the indispensable role of women in shaping the American way of life, this book demonstrates that an understanding of early American political thought is incomplete without attention to these important female thinkers, and that an understanding of the early American women's rights movement is incomplete without considering its profound impact on political thought. -- from back cover
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vetter, Lisa Pace
Dewey number
305.42092/2
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ1423
LC item number
.V47 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminists
  • Feminism
  • Feminism
  • Feminists
  • United States
  • Feminismus
  • Feministin
  • Politisches Denken
Label
The political thought of America's founding feminists, Lisa Pace Vetter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: political theory and the founding of American feminism -- Lifting the "Claud-Lorraine tint" over the Republic: Frances Wright's critique -- Of society and manners in America -- Harriet Martineau on the theory and practice of democracy in America -- Facing the "sledge hammer of truth": Angelina Grimke and the rhetoric of reform -- Sarah Grimke's Quaker liberalism -- "The most belligerent non-resistant": Lucretia Mott on women's rights -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton's rhetoric of ridicule and reform -- The shadow and the substance of Sojourner Truth -- Conclusion
Control code
961205904
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 289 pages
Isbn
9781479853342
Lccn
2016052433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)961205904
Label
The political thought of America's founding feminists, Lisa Pace Vetter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: political theory and the founding of American feminism -- Lifting the "Claud-Lorraine tint" over the Republic: Frances Wright's critique -- Of society and manners in America -- Harriet Martineau on the theory and practice of democracy in America -- Facing the "sledge hammer of truth": Angelina Grimke and the rhetoric of reform -- Sarah Grimke's Quaker liberalism -- "The most belligerent non-resistant": Lucretia Mott on women's rights -- Elizabeth Cady Stanton's rhetoric of ridicule and reform -- The shadow and the substance of Sojourner Truth -- Conclusion
Control code
961205904
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 289 pages
Isbn
9781479853342
Lccn
2016052433
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)961205904

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