Our sisters' keepers : nineteenth-century benevolence literature by American women /

Essays on the roles played by women in forming American attitudes about benevolence and poverty relief. American culture has long had a conflicted relationship with assistance to the poor. Cotton Mather and John Winthrop were staunch proponents of Christian charity as fundamental to colonial America...

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Other Authors: Bergman, Jill, 1963-, Bernardi, Debra, 1954-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2005.
Series:Studies in American literary realism and naturalism.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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