This High and Holy Moment : The First National Women's Rights Convention, Worcester, 1850
This documentary narrative focuses on the first national women's rights convention and the period of history surrounding it. Assessing the convention within the context of 1850s ante-bellum reform efforts, the author presents relevant documents without bias, allowing students to come to their own conclusions about this critical period in American history.
- Paperback | 416 pages
- 163.1 x 233.7 x 9.4mm | 318.49g
- 01 Jul 1999
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
Table of contents
Prologue - "call" to 20th anniversary Woman's Rights Convention (1870). Introduction - "The Upward Tending Spirit of the Age". Part I Contemporary views of reform and of women's nature and proper sphere. Part II The convention recreated (from the proceedings and contemporary nmew accounts). Part III Reactions.