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By Katherine H. Adams,Michael L. Keene

previous biographies, histories, and govt files have neglected Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage stream, yet this groundbreaking learn scrupulously fills the distance within the old list. Masterfully framed through an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical innovations, Alice Paul and the yankee Suffrage crusade narrates the awesome tale of the 1st individual to wood the White residence, the 1st to aim a countrywide political boycott, the 1st to burn the president in effigy, and the 1st to steer a profitable crusade of nonviolence. _x000B__x000B_Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene additionally chronicle different dramatic recommendations that Paul deftly used to realize exposure for the suffrage flow. Stunningly woven into the narrative are money owed of many cases during which girls have been in actual threat. instead of keep away from dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors disclose the techniques she hired in her crusade. Paul's arguable technique, the authors assert, used to be crucial in altering American attitudes towards suffrage. _x000B__x000B_

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