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By Katherine H. Adams,Michael L. Keene

earlier biographies, histories, and govt records have neglected Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage circulate, yet this groundbreaking examine scrupulously fills the space within the historic list. Masterfully framed by way of an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical innovations, Alice Paul and the yank Suffrage crusade narrates the notable tale of the 1st individual to wood the White condo, the 1st to try 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 innovations that Paul deftly used to realize exposure for the suffrage circulate. Stunningly woven into the narrative are bills of many cases within which girls have been in actual threat. instead of steer clear of dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors disclose the techniques she hired in her crusade. Paul's debatable method, the authors assert, used to be crucial in altering American attitudes towards suffrage. _x000B__x000B_

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