Angelina Grimke: Voice of Abolition

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The American antislavery movement was electrified in the mid-1830s when as extraordinary proponent -- a tall, slender woman with blazing blue eyes appeared like a comet from the South. That a lady would make her mind known in public on a social issue at all was remarkable: Women were supposed to be seen and not heard. But for the daughter of slave owners to speak out against slavery -- that was truly astonishing. Based on her diaries, letters, and other primary sources, this biography follows an intense and sometimes ...

Angelina Grimke: Voice of Abolition 1999, Linnet Books

ISBN-13: 9780208024855

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