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Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939 Peggy Pascoe

Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939

Peggy Pascoe

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ISBN : 9780195060089
Hardcover
328 pages
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The story of a group of Protestant women who came together in the 1870s to construct a dominion of female authority. Playing on the 19th-century belief that women were pious and pure moral guardians, these Protestant women set out to rescue femaleMoreThe story of a group of Protestant women who came together in the 1870s to construct a dominion of female authority. Playing on the 19th-century belief that women were pious and pure moral guardians, these Protestant women set out to rescue female victims of male abuse.