The story of Matilda Joslyn Gage, a key figure in the 19th-century women's suffrage movement. Her advanced feminist thought resulted in her exclusion from the movement and its history. Gage connected all of women's oppression to patriarchy and attacked the church as its prime sponsor.
Defiant to the end (she hanged herself in prison on July 23, 1926), Kaneko Fumiko wrote this memoir as an indictment of the society that oppressed her, the family that abused and neglected her, and the imperial system that drove her to her death.
By addressing the issues that decimated China's monolithic elite in the late 1960s, this text illuminates not only the life and fate of Liu Shaoqi, but also the policy-making process of a revolutionary state facing the diverting exigencies of economic modernization and political development.
Using a sociopsychological retrospective, this text tells the story of three black men - Z.K. Matthews, Neslon Mandela and Stephen Biko - who committed their lives to win freedom for all South Africans.
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"Presents biographical information on physicians of African ancestry who practiced in the United States or taught those who practiced in the U.S. between 1800 and 1920. Features more than 3,000 entries that provide the physician's birth and death dates, place of practice, medical school and year of graduation, birthplace, parents, spouse, and children. Includes a geographical index"--Provided by publisher.
This text is the autobiography of 20th-century mathematician, Laurent Schwartz. Other than for the discovery of the theory of distributions which earned him a 1950 Fields Medal, Laurent is also famous for his contributions to society as a whole in his teachings and protests against war.