Transcendental Wife: The Life of Abigail May Alcott by Cynthia H. Barton | 9780761803867 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Transcendental Wife: The Life of Abigail May Alcott

Transcendental Wife: The Life of Abigail May Alcott

by Cynthia H. Barton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0761803866

ISBN-13: 9780761803867

Pub. Date: 07/25/1996

Publisher: UPA

Transcendental Wife tells the story of Abigail May Alcott (1800-1877), a 19th-century wife and mother, who accepted the view that women best served society and moral authority by supporting involved husbands and by nurturing future citizens, the children. Before her marriage she espoused abolition, temperance, and educational reform, and the circumstances of her

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Transcendental Wife tells the story of Abigail May Alcott (1800-1877), a 19th-century wife and mother, who accepted the view that women best served society and moral authority by supporting involved husbands and by nurturing future citizens, the children. Before her marriage she espoused abolition, temperance, and educational reform, and the circumstances of her life with Bronson Alcott led to her eventual advocacy of careers and the vote for women. This book considers her life in the context of her historical era and as a person in her own right.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761803867
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
07/25/1996
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
6.24(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.66(d)

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