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American Women Speak : An Encyclopedia and Document Collection of Women's Oratory (Hardcover) (Mary

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This A-to-Z compendium explores more than 150 American women activists from colonial times to the present, examining their backgrounds and the focus of their activism, and provides examples of their speeches.

• Covers issues from 1637 to 2015, representing minority perspectives and speeches

• Surveys oration as a means of enlightening the public on the needs of the poor, disenfranchised, undereducated, and underemployed females

• Introduces less familiar activists, such as Samantha Power and Ai-jen Poo

• Includes illustrations; a timeline; an appendix of significant speeches identified by title, date, setting, and topic; and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources

Number of Pages: 850
Genre: Reference, History, Literary Collections
Sub-Genre: Women, History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Mary Ellen Snodgrass
Language: English
Street Date: October 31, 2016
TCIN: 51045437
UPC: 9781440837845
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-8936
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