The Private War of Mrs. Packard; The Dramatic Story of a Nineteenth-Century Feminist

The Private War of Mrs. Packard; The Dramatic Story of a Nineteenth-Century Feminist

by Barbara Sapinsky
     
 

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Institutionalized by her husband for disagreeing with him on religious matters, Elizabeth Packard fought a long battle to be declared sane, and subsequently to change the laws governing the committing of mental patients in 19th-century America. (Jan.)
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A review of the functions and issues facing American counties as the federal government begins to relinquish more responsibility to state government, specifically identifying the counties' roles and shifting management techniques. The 12 contributing scholars from the fields of public administration and political science consider issues of change and continuity in county governments, structures of governance, policy expenditures, management challenges, and fiscal strategies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568361062
Publisher:
Kodansha International
Publication date:
12/01/1995
Series:
Kodansha Globe Series
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.62(w) x 8.39(h) x 0.69(d)

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