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Not for Ourselves Alone The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

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ISBN-10: 0375405607

ISBN-13: 9780375405600

Edition: 1999

Authors: Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns

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Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony were two heroic women who vastly bettered the lives of a majority of American citizens. For more than fifty years they led the public battle to secure for women the most basic civil rights and helped establish a movement that would revolutionize American society. Yet despite the importance of their work and they impact they made on our history, a century and a half later, they have been almost forgotten. Stanton and Anthony were close friends, partners, and allies, but judging from their backgrounds they would seem an unlikely pair. Stanton was born into the prominent Livingston clan in New York, grew up wealthy, educated, and sociable, married…    
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/19/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046

Geoffrey C. Ward won the national Book Critics Circle Award in 1989. He is the author of Unforgiveable Blackness and, with Ken Burns, he is co-author of The Civil War and Jazz.

Ken Burns, July 29, 1953 - Ken Burns was born in Brooklyn, New York on July 29, 1953. Burns attended the alternative campus of Hampshire College in Amherst Massachusetts, graduating with a degree in film making. After graduating from college, Burns began Florentine Films with a few of his friends, and began creating his first documentary, entitled "The Brooklyn Bridge." This film won an Academy Award in 1982. His most famous work is his "Civil War" series, which has won many various awards. Burns was the first film maker to be inducted into the Society of American Historians, an unprecedented honor.

Preface
Our Big Time
Introduction
Elizabeth Cady Who?
So Entirely One Are We
Women Without Rights
Declaration of Sentiments
Bigger Fish to Fry
Let None Stand Idle
Homes of Single Women
Under Such Fire
Taking Possession of the Country
The One and Sole Point
The Solitude of Self
An Awful Hush
A Friendship Through History
Epilogue
Winter Wheat
Acknowledgments
Selected Bibliography
Index
Illustration Credits
Film Credits