In her own right : the life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton / Elisabeth Griffith.
- Other Title:
- Life of Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
- First Oxford University Press paperback.
- New York, New York : Oxford University Press, 1985. , ©1984
xx, 268 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.
- Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902.
Feminists -- United States -- Biography.
Suffragists -- United States -- Biography.
Women's rights -- United States -- History.
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902.
- Overview: The first comprehensive, fully documented biography of the most important woman suffragist and feminist reformer in nineteenth-century America, In Her Own Right restores Elizabeth Cady Stanton to her true place in history. Griffith emphasizes the significance of role models and female friendships in Stanton's progress toward personal and political independence. In Her Own Right is, in the author's words, an "unabashedly 'great woman' biography." A biography of the most important woman suffragist and feminist reformer in 19th-century America.
Place and privilege, 1815-26
Revival, reform, and romance, 1827-39
Marriage and Mrs Mott, 1840-47
Seneca Falls sentiments, 1848
Bonds of affection, 1849-55
Discontent and divorce reform, 1856-61
War and scandal, 1862-65
Revolution and schism, 1865-70
Writing and widowhood, 1880-88
Methodological note: Stanton in psychological perspective
A: Livingston-Cady family
B: Cady-Stanton family
C: Phrenological character of Mrs Elizabeth C Stanton
- Reprint of hardback ed.: New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Penn Provenance:
- Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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