United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1996
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In 1848 the first Women's Rights convention took place in Seneca falls, New York, convened by the suffragist, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. At the convention, a black man, Frederick Douglass, was the only man to speak in support of Stanton. This books tells the story of Stanton and Douglass, and of their form of democracy, striving for individual responsibility, freed from prejudice and the politics of race and gender. Mythologizing history mingled with autobiography, confession, social reflection and psychology, the author describes his vision of a new kind of humanity f... View More...