"Makes an important contribution to this dynamic field of inquiry. In addition to providing an impressive account of women's antislavery groups, [Salerno's] book reminds us that historigraphical debates over antebellum women are far from finished."—American Historical Review
"A valuable contribution ... deepens our understanding of the complex political and social world of activist women over the course of several decades."—Gender & History
"[An] important effort... concise and readable."—Choice
About the Author
Beth A Salerno is Associate Professor of History at Saint Anselm College.