Abby Hopper Gibbons: Prison Reformer and Social Activist Margaret Hope Bacon

ISBN: 9780791444979

Published: March 1st 2000

Hardcover

217 pages


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Abby Hopper Gibbons: Prison Reformer and Social Activist  by  Margaret Hope Bacon

Abby Hopper Gibbons: Prison Reformer and Social Activist by Margaret Hope Bacon
March 1st 2000 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 217 pages | ISBN: 9780791444979 | 7.19 Mb

This biography of 19th-century American social activist and prison reformer Abigail-Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) illuminates womens changing role in the various reform movements of the period. Bacon, an author and lecturer with a particular interest in womens history, gives attention to Gibbons role in the feminist, abolitionist, prison reform, and later, the Social Purity movements, exploring the connections and tensions between these various pursuits and giving special consideration to her relationship with the Quakers.



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