This High and Holy Moment

This High and Holy Moment : The First National Women's Rights Convention, Worcester, 1850

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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.
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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 163.1 x 233.7 x 9.4mm | 318.49g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155079417
  • 9780155079410

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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.
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