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The Beecher sisters

Author: Barbara Anne White
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2003
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Catharine Esther Beecher; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Isabella Beecher Hooker; Mary Beecher Perkins; Beecher family
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Anne White
ISBN: 0300099274 9780300099270
OCLC Number: 896995492
Notes: 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
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 399 p.)
Responsibility: Barbara A. White


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