Author: McMillan, Sally G.
Title: Seneca Falls and the Origins of the Women's Rights Movement.
Publisher: New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
As a part of the Oxford U. Press series, "Pivotal Moments in American History," this book is a history of the women's rights movement from 1840-1890. Sally McMillen, a historian at Davidson College, shines the spotlight on Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony and Lucy Stone but includes other activists as well. Two chapters address the antebellum period in which the Seneca Falls Convention takes place. Most of the book focuses on the time period after the Civil War, offering a general synthesis of the nineteenth century women's rights movement.