A biography of the senior founder of the Women's Rights Movement.
Publication Date: 07-01-1999
Lucretia Mott exchanged ideas and debated the status of women with leaders such as Garrison, Emerson, Douglass, and John Brown. Mott and her contemporaries come to life as Sterling follows her long, compelling career from a Quaker upbringing and marriage, through her embrace of the antislavery cause, to her pivotal meeting with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, as well as her historic encounters with the pioneers of the Women's Rights Movement.
"This biography offers a clear portrait of a remarkable woman and it gives insight into two great movements of the nineteenth century." —New York Times Book Review