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The Beecher sisters

Author: Barbara A White
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this joint biography of the Beecher sisters, whose lives spanned the full course of the 19th century, the life of Isabella Beecher is examined in particular detail. It explores Isabella's political development and her interactions with her sisters and with prominent people of the time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
White, Barbara Anne.
Beecher sisters.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003010630
(OCoLC)52312611
Named Person: Catharine Esther Beecher; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Isabella Beecher Hooker; Mary Beecher Perkins; Beecher family.; Catharine Esther Beecher; Beecher family.; Isabella Beecher Hooker; Mary Beecher Perkins; Harriet Beecher Stowe
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara A White
ISBN: 9780300127638 0300127634 1281741051 9781281741059
OCLC Number: 182530672
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 399 pages)
Contents: Calvinist childhoods, 1800-18370 --
Marriage and motherhood, 1837-1852 --
In the wake of Uncle Tom's Cabin --
Water cure and Civil War, 1860-1865 --
The gilded age, 1865-1868 --
Suffrage arguments, 1868-1869 --
"Foes in your own household," 1870-1871 --
Free love and "Mrs. Satan," 1871-1872 --
The Beecher-Tilton scandal, 1872-1875 --
Spiritualism, 1875-1878 --
Losses, 1878-1887 --
The board of lady managers, 1888-1893.
Responsibility: Barbara A. White.
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