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By Katherine H Adams,Michael L Keene

Past biographies, histories, and executive records have overlooked Alice Paul's contribution to the women's suffrage move, yet this groundbreaking examine scrupulously fills the distance within the ancient checklist. Masterfully framed by means of an research of Paul's nonviolent and visible rhetorical techniques, Alice Paul and the yank Suffrage Campaign narrates the impressive tale of the 1st individual to wood the White condo, the 1st to try a countrywide political boycott, the 1st to burn the president in effigy, and the 1st to steer a profitable crusade of nonviolence.

Katherine H. Adams and Michael L. Keene additionally chronicle different dramatic thoughts that Paul deftly used to achieve exposure for the suffrage circulation. Stunningly woven into the narrative are money owed of many cases during which girls have been in actual threat. instead of steer clear of dialogue of Paul's imprisonment, starvation moves, and compelled feeding, the authors disclose the ideas she hired in her crusade. Paul's debatable procedure, the authors assert, was once crucial in altering American attitudes towards suffrage.

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