'I am a woman's rights. I have plowed and reaped and husked and chopped and mowed, and can any man do more than that? I am as strong as any man that is now'A former slave and one of the most powerful orators of her time, Sojourner Truth fought for the equal rights of black women throughout her life. This selection of her impassioned speeches is accompanied by the words of other inspiring African-American female campaigners from the nineteenth century.
One of twenty new books in the bestselling Penguin Great Ideas series. This new selection showcases a diverse list of thinkers who have helped shape our world today, from anarchists to stoics, feminists to prophets, satirists to Zen Buddhists.
Series:Penguin Great Ideas
Format:Paperback / softback 112 pages
Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd
Published:24 Sep 2020
Classifications:USA, c 1800 to c 1900, Slavery & abolition of slavery, Social discrimination & inequality, Feminism & feminist theory
Readership:General (US: Trade) Professional & Vocational Tertiary Education (US: College)
Dimensions:111 x 180 x 9 (mm)
Pub. Country:United Kingdom