Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 October 2002

128 Pages | 35 b/w illus.

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195132571

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Lydia Maria Child

The Quest for Racial Justice

Lori Kenschaft

Oxford Portraits

  • Shows how Child dramatically transformed from literary figure to antislavery activist.
  • Presents the life of the dynamic nineteenth-century writer who, through her pen and at great personal cost to her literary career, spoke out for those silenced in society -- slaves, Native Americans, women, and the poor.
  • A riveting look into how Child helped ignite the Abolitionist movement.

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