Although Angelina and Sarah Grimke have been regarded as equally
gifted and involved abolitionists and nineteenth-century women's
rights advocates, this first biography of Angelina clearly shows
that she, indeed, was the outstanding leader, as her contemporaries
recognized. Through the use of unpublished documentary sources and
impressive psychological insights, Lumpkin provides new
perspectives on Angelina, her husband Theodore Weld, and her sister
Originally published 1974.
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