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Title:
Golden cables of sympathy : the transatlantic sources of nineteenth-century feminism
Author:
McFadden, Margaret.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucy, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xiv, 270 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: on beginning to tell a "best-kept secret" -- Weaving the delicate web: Lucretia Mott and succeeding generations -- Paving the way: the "miraculous era" in communication and the "unprotected female" -- The ironies of Pentecost: women religious and evangelistic outreach -- Unwitting allies: Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Sand, and the power of literary celebrity -- A developing consciousness: revolutionaries, refugees, and expatriates -- Higher consciousness: reformers and utopians -- Mothers of the matrix (I): Anna Doyle Wheeler, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and forms of feminism -- Mothers of the matrix (II): Fredrika Bremer, Frances Power Cobbe and "world"-traveling -- "A golden cable of sympathy": Aleksandra Gripenberg, the Finland connection, and the 1888 Council of Women -- Appendix A: Some Atlantic community women with international links -- App. B: The relevance and irrelevance to this study of social network analysis -- App. C: Adventurers and invalids -- App. D: International governesses -- App. E: Women transatlantic entrepreneurs in the nineteenth century -- App. F: Women artists abroad.
ISBN:
9780813121178
Format :
Book