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Their right to speak [electronic resource] : women's activism in the Indian and slave debates / Alisse Portnoy.

By: Portnoy, Alisse, 1969-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 290 p.).ISBN: 9780674042223 (electronic bk.); 0674042220 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Women political activists -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Political participation -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Women abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Indians of North America -- Relocation | Indians, Treatment of -- United States -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century | Petitions -- United States -- History -- 19th century | Femmes activistes -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Participation politique -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Femmes abolitionnistes -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Mouvements antiesclavagistes -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Indiens d'Am�erique -- D�eplacement -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | Indiens d'Am�erique, Attitudes envers les -- �Etats-Unis -- Opinion publique -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | P�etitions -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 19e si�ecle | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies | Vrouwen | Activisme | Slavernij | Indianen | Verenigde Staten | Deportation | Abolitionismus | Frau | Politische Beteiligung | USA | IndianerGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Their right to speak.DDC classification: 305.43/3268/0973 Other classification: 15.85 | NP 6020 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
"Causes of alarm to our whole country": articulating the crisis of Indian removal -- "A right to speak on the subject": petitioning the federal government -- "The difference between cruelty to the slave, and cruelty to the Indian": imagining native and African Americans as objects of advocacy -- "Merely public opinion in legal forms": imagining Native and African Americans in the public and political spheres -- "On the very eve of coming out": declaring one's antislavery affiliations -- "Coming from one who has a right to speak": debating colonization and abolition.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"Causes of alarm to our whole country": articulating the crisis of Indian removal -- "A right to speak on the subject": petitioning the federal government -- "The difference between cruelty to the slave, and cruelty to the Indian": imagining native and African Americans as objects of advocacy -- "Merely public opinion in legal forms": imagining Native and African Americans in the public and political spheres -- "On the very eve of coming out": declaring one's antislavery affiliations -- "Coming from one who has a right to speak": debating colonization and abolition.

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Their right to speak by Portnoy, Alisse, ©2005
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