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The anchor of my life : middle-class American mothers and daughters, 1880-1920

Author: Linda W Rosenzweig
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1993.
Series: History of emotion series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relying on women's own words in letters and journals, Rosenzweig refutes the prescriptive literature of the times with its dire predictions of inevitable rifts between Victorian mothers and their daughters, the new women of the twentieth century. Instead Rosenzweig shows us mothers who rejoiced in their daughters' educational successes and, while they did not always comprehend the nature of the changes taking place,  Read more...
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Rosenzweig, Linda W.
Anchor of my life.
New York : New York University Press, ©1993
(DLC) 92044560
(OCoLC)27173422
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda W Rosenzweig
ISBN: 0585347395 9780585347394 0814774555 9780814774557
OCLC Number: 47009053
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 293 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: History of emotion series.
Responsibility: Linda W. Rosenzweig.

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This work challenges the late 20th-century assumption that the mother-daughter relationship is necessarily defined by hostility, guilt and antagonism. The author has drawn on a wide range of  Read more...

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