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Jean H. Baker

Jean H. Baker is the author of Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography (W. W. Norton 2008) and a professor of history at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. Her two latest books include Sisters: The Lives of America's Suffragists and Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion.

Articles by this Author

In 1917, fed up with the inaction of conservative suffragists, Alice Paul decided on the unorthodox strategy of pressuring the president directly
Women’s history today is no longer a backwater, nor is the profession of history a male craft.
Feminist, October 2002 | Vol. 53, No. 5