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Dr. Mary Walker : an American radical, 1832-1919

Author: Sharon M Harris
Publisher: New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this biography, Dr. Mary Walker, Sharon M. Harris steers away from a simplistic view and showcases Walker as a Medal of Honor recipient, examining her work as an activist, author, and Civil War surgeon, along with the many nineteenth-century issues she championed: political, social, medical, and legal reforms, abolition, temperance, gender equality, U.S. imperialism, and the New Woman. Rich in research and keyed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harris, Sharon M.
Dr. Mary Walker.
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2009000781
(OCoLC)298470813
Named Person: Mary Edwards Walker; Mary Edwards Walker; Mary Edwards Walker
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon M Harris
ISBN: 9780813548197 0813548195
OCLC Number: 610210579
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 308 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: Acknowledgments; 1 "Give me liberty of thought": The Seeds of Radicalism; 2 Dress Reform and The Sibyl; 3 "The ark of reform": Civil War Surgeon; 4 Surgeon, Spy, Prisoner of War; 5 Interlude; 6 Touring Britain: The Creation of a Public Self; 7 "A Representative Woman"; 8 A Crusader's Hit; 9 Women's Rights Unmasked; 10 The Courtroom, the Legislature, Party Politics; 11 A Pragmatic Utopia; 12 Anti-Imperialism and the World Stage; 13 The Age of Alienation; 14 The Pioneer Embraced; Epilogue; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Sharon M. Harris.

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Dr Mary Walker is recognized in the fields of literature, feminist and gender studies, history, psychology, and sociology. This biography showcases Walker as a Medal of Honor recipient, examining her  Read more...
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"Harris provides a more scholarly biography than any of those published so far; she has done copious original research that yields new insights into Walker's life and that makes this work Read more...

 
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