Sklar, Kathryn Kish.

Women's rights emerges within the anti-slavery movement, 1830-1870 : a brief history with documents / Kathryn Kish Sklar. - Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, c2000. - xxi, 216 p. : ill. ; 22 cm. - The Bedford series in history and culture . - Bedford series in history and culture. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209) and index.

Introduction: "Our Rights as Moral Beings" -- Prelude: Breaking Away from Slave Society -- Seeking a Voice: Garrisonian Abolitionist Women, 1831-1833 -- Women Claim the Right to Act: Angelina and Sarah Grimke Speak in New York, July 1836-May 1837 -- Redefining the Rights of Women: Angelina and Sarah Grimke Speak in Massachusetts, Summer 1837 -- The Antislavery Movement Splits Over the Question of Women's Rights, 1837-1840 -- An Independent Women's Rights Movement Is Born, 1840-1858 -- Epilogue: The New Movement Splits Over the Question of Race, 1850-1869 -- The Documents -- Seeking a Voice: Garrisonian Abolitionist Women, 1831-1833 -- Life and Letters, 1884 / Constitution of the Afric-American Female Intelligence Society, 1831 -- Religion and the Pure Principles of Morality, 1831 / Lecture Delivered at the Franklin Hall, Boston, 1832 / Farewell Address to Her Friends in the City of Boston, 1833 / Women Claim the Right to Act: Angelina and Sarah Grimke Speak in New York, July 1836-May 1837 -- Petition Form for Women, 1834 -- Appeal to the Christian Women of the South, 1836 / Letter to Jane Smith, New York, December 17, 1836 / Letter to Jane Smith, New York January 20, 1837 / Letter to Jane Smith, New York, February 4, 1837 / Letter to Sarah Douglass, Newark, N.J., February 22, 1837 / Lucretia Mott -- Maria Stewart -- Maria Stewart -- Maria Stewart -- Angelina Grimke -- Angelina Grimke -- Angelina Grimke -- Angelina Grimke -- Sarah Grimke, Angelina Grimke.

Combining documents with an interpretive essay, this book is the first to offer a much-needed guide to the emergence of the women's rights movement within the antislavery activism of the 1830s.

0312228198 (hardcover) 9780312228194 (hardcover) 0312101449 (pbk.) 9780312101442 (pbk.)

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Feminism--History--United States--19th century.
Feminism--History--United States--Sources.
Women's rights--History--United States--19th century.
Women's rights--History--United States--Sources.
Antislavery movements--United States.


United States--Race relations--History--19th century.

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