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Other Powers: the Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull

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Dive into the riveting world of "Other Powers: the Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull," a masterful blend of biography and history that brings to life the enigmatic Victoria Woodhull. Published on March 24, 1999, this book by Barbara Goldsmith offers a vivid exploration of the tumultuous Victorian era in America, spotlighting Woodhull's trailblazing efforts in suffrage, spiritualism, and social reform. As the first woman to run for U.S. President and a vocal advocate for free love and women's rights, Woodhull challenged the socio-political boundaries of her time, igniting controversies that intersected with the broader struggles for gender equality, education equity, racial justice, and voting rights. Ideal for adult education groups, this narrative not only details the life of a formidable figure but also prompts reflection on how her legacy continues to influence the fight for social justice today. Engage with this compelling account and ponder how the past shapes our present struggles and triumphs in societal equity.
Published by Harper Perennial on March 24, 1999
560 pages
ISBN: 9780060953324
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