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The Woman Who Ran for President The Many Lives of Victoria Woodhull

free download Î E-book, or Kindle E-pub ê Lois Beachy Underhill

In 1872 the first woman to run for president Author Lois Underhill tells how Woodhull challenged the manly status uo not only in politics and business but on the social scene as well She fought for sexual freedom for women She published a wee. Interesting and informative but lacking in heartThis book seems to have been very well researched and contains some interesting and little known historical facts Sometimes it felt like the author was flooding us with so much information that I had to put the book down for a while I wish there had been information on Victoria's early life which might have given insight into her strong personality and independent beliefs and actions Since the book promised to reveal The Many Lives of Victoria Woodhull I would have liked to know about Victoria Woodhull the person rather than just her actions and how she fit into the history of her times With that said I did learn a LOT from this book and it made me want to read about Mrs Woodhull

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Kly newspaper that was the first to expose the Henry Ward Beecher scandal as a protest against the double standard and the famous minister's hypocrisy not his immorality She herself led an unconventional private life the stuff of a Bronte nov. If you are interested in politics American history or women's issues any of the above then you NEED to read this book I read it at least 10 years ago and still think about it Very interesting snippet of history that alas is forgotten by most

free download Î E-book, or Kindle E-pub ê Lois Beachy Underhill

This biography of Victoria Woodhull is the story of how a major feminist pioneer scarcely known today moved from poverty and spiritualism to become the first woman Wall Street broker the first woman to testify before Congress on suffrage and. This is a solid biography of one of the most interesting women I've ever heard of Victoria Woodhull was a suffragette Wall Street broker free love advocate and addressed Congress directly all 50 years before American women got the vote I didn't love the author's dry writing style but I learned a lot about this enigmatic lady It seems like she was left out of a lot of American suffrage history even though she was important due to her scandalous behavior of advocating free lovepolyamory and being willing to talk about communism I wish there was background information on her early life and her relationship with her sister Tennie who was basically her partner in all of her business dealings but I know that sort of information is harder to find Overall it's a good biography and I'm so glad I read it

  • Paperback
  • 376
  • The Woman Who Ran for President The Many Lives of Victoria Woodhull
  • Lois Beachy Underhill
  • English
  • 25 June 2019
  • 9780140256383