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Lucretia Coffin Mott - Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons - 9780252040795 - V9780252040795
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Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons

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Description for Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons Hardback. Editor(s): Densmore, Christopher; Faulkner, Carol; Hewitt, Nancy A. Series: Women in American History. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: BG; DNS; DQ; HRCC97; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5969 x 3963. .
Committed abolitionist, controversial Quaker minister, tireless pacifist, fiery crusader for women's rights--Lucretia Mott was one of the great reformers in America history. Her sixty years of sermons and speeches reached untold thousands of people. Yet Mott eschewed prepared lectures in favor of an extemporaneous speaking style inspired by the inner light at the core of her Quaker faith. It was left to stenographers, journalists, Friends, and colleagues to record her words for posterity.

Drawing on widely scattered archives, newspaper accounts, and other sources, Lucretia Mott Speaks unearths the essential speeches and remarks from Mott's remarkable career. The editors have chosen ... Read more

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University of Illinois Press United States
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Women in American History
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About Lucretia Coffin Mott
Lucretia Mott (1793–1880) was a prominent reformer who agitated against slavery and co-organized the 1848 Seneca Falls convention. Christopher Densmore is the curator of the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College and the author of Red Jacket: Iroquois Diplomat and Orator. Carol Faulkner is a professor of history at Syracuse University and the author of Lucretia Mott's Heresy: Abolition and ... Read more

Reviews for Lucretia Mott Speaks: The Essential Speeches and Sermons
"Many of the most evocative and informative entries in this collection are not ones Mott polished and edited for publication, but accounts of her words paraphrased or hurriedly recorded by reporters and scribes. Newspaper reports, in particular, contain vivid descriptions of her demeanour and manner of speaking, and the effect that she had on others in the room. Her impact ... Read more

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