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Author Faulkner, Carol

Title Lucretia Mott's heresy : abolition and women's rights in nineteenth-century America / Carol Faulkner

Publ Info Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2011]
2011
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 CCRI-Prov.  HQ1413 .M68 F38 2011    AVAILABLE
 PC  HQ1413.M68 F38 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HQ1413.M68 F38 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HQ1413.M68 F38 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HQ1413.M68 F38 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 291 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Heretic and saint -- Nantucket -- Nine partners -- Schism -- Immediate abolition -- Pennsylvania Hall -- Abroad -- Crisis -- The year 1848 -- Conventions -- Fugitives -- Civil War -- Peace
Note Lucretia Coffin Mott was one of the most famous and controversial women in nineteenth-century America. Now overshadowed by abolitionists like William Lloyd Garrison and feminists like Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mott was viewed in her time as a dominant figure in the dual struggles for racial and sexual equality. History has often depicted her as a gentle Quaker lady and a mother figure, but her outspoken challenges to authority riled ministers, journalists, politicians, urban mobs, and her fellow Quakers. -- Publisher's description
LC subject Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880
Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography
Women abolitionists -- United States -- Biography
Feminists -- United States -- Biography
Quaker women -- United States -- Biography
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century
ISBN 9780812243215 (hbk.)
0812243218 (hbk.)