Index
“Address to the Legislature of New-York,
Adopted by the State Woman’s Rights
Convention” (Susan B. Anthony,
1854), 194–96
Alcott, William A., 116–17
Alexander, Jeffrey C., 230 n. 2
Antebellum woman’s rights movement,
16–18, 24; class and, 26–28; historical
rupture and, 22, 41–42, 159, 168;
national morality and, 172–74, 183,
186, 191; New York speaking canvass
(1854–55) and, 162, 203–4; petitions
of, 162–66, 178–79, 193–205; race
and, 26–28; recent scholarship on,
20–22, 222 n. 2, 222 nn. 4–6, 223
n. 8; as spectacle, 175–76; woman’s
rights conventions and, 161–64,
170, 174–83, 188–92, 203. See also
Demands of antebellum woman’s
rights movement; Legislative activity;
Married women’s property acts;
Refigured womanhood
Anthony, Susan B., 162, 181–82,
194–95, 203–4
Aporia, 46–58; classical philosophy and,
46; experience of, 47, 53, 55–57,
219–20; linguistic meaning and,
47–51, 225 n. 4; social meanings and,
52–54. See also Language; Structural
aporias
Arac, Jonathan, 19, 222 n. 3
Beard, Mary, 215
Beecher, Catherine, 30–31, 125
“Bill to Restore to Married Women ‘The
Right of Property,’ as Guarantied by
the Constitution of this State” (New
York), 132–38
Blackstone, William, 65–66, 138
Blackwell, Antoinette Brown, 181
Bloomer, Amelia, 167, 170–71
Buchanan, Joseph R., 191–92
“Burned-Over District,” 86–88
Bush, Abigail, 174–75
Butler, Judith, 41
Butts, Bryan J., 15–18, 34–36, 70–71, 74,
166, 221 n. 1 (chap. 1)
Carby, Hazel, 26, 230 n. 25
Census of the State of New-York, for 1855,
93–94, 103–8, 227 n. 2, 228 n. 11,
228 n. 13
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