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Alice Paul: Claiming Power

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In "Alice Paul: Claiming Power," delve into the gripping narrative of Alice Paul, a pivotal figure who reshaped American political history through her leadership in the woman suffrage movement. Raised in a Quaker household, Paul's fervent advocacy was sparked by her education and mentoring by British suffragists Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst. Authors J.D. Zahniser and Amelia R. Fry offer a profound exploration into Paul's early experiences and suffrage activism, challenging previous perceptions and highlighting her strategic acumen. Published on March 1, 2019, this compelling biography is not just a recount of historical events but an insightful analysis of Paul's charismatic leadership and innovative tactics, which culminated in the triumph of the suffrage amendment. As the centennial of the women's vote nears, this book is an essential resource for adult education groups interested in gender equality and voting rights, providing a deeper understanding of the complexities and achievements of Alice Paul's life and legacy. Engage with this story to grasp how determination and education can ignite change in the face of great adversities.
Published by Oxford University Press on March 1, 2019
408 pages
ISBN: 9780190932930
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