Women and the Work of Benevolence: Morality, Politics, and Class in the Nineteenth-Century United States

Women and the Work of Benevolence: Morality, Politics, and Class in the Nineteenth-Century United States

by Lori D. Ginzberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300047045

ISBN-13: 9780300047042

Pub. Date: 08/28/1990

Publisher: Yale University Press

In this book, Lori D. Ginzberg examines benevolent work performed by middle-and upper-middle-class American women from the 1820's to 1885 and offers a new interpretation of the shifting political contexts and meanings of this long tradition of women's reform activism.  See more details below

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In this book, Lori D. Ginzberg examines benevolent work performed by middle-and upper-middle-class American women from the 1820's to 1885 and offers a new interpretation of the shifting political contexts and meanings of this long tradition of women's reform activism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300047042
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1990
Series:
Yale Historical Publications Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.02(d)

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