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A strong-minded woman : the life of Mary Livermore

Author: Wendy Hamand Venet
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a biography of Mary Livermore, an important nineteenth-century reformer. This book reconstructs Livermore's remarkable story, and explores how and why she became so renowned in her day.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Venet, Wendy Hamand.
Strong-minded woman.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2005
(OCoLC)607754346
Named Person: Mary Ashton Rice Livermore; Mary Ashton Rice Livermore
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Hamand Venet
ISBN: 1558495134 9781558495135 1558495142 9781558495142
OCLC Number: 61130662
Description: xi, 319 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mary Livermore and historical memory --
Boston childhood --
Virginia teacher --
Minister's wife --
Emergence of a public woman --
God's missionary work --
Fair mania --
Emergence of a suffragist --
The agitator --
Two newspapers and a scandal --
Queen of the platform --
Politics, suffrage, and socialism --
The grand old woman.
Responsibility: Wendy Hamand Venet.
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"Mary Livermore was a very important historical figure, and one about whom we have forgotten all too much. She played absolutely essential leadership roles in post - Civil War feminism and other Read more...

 
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Strong Minded Women

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