Cover: Elizabeth Palmer Peabody in HARDCOVER

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody

A Reformer on Her Own Terms

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HARDCOVER

$96.00 • £76.95 • €86.50

ISBN 9780674246959

Publication Date: 03/01/1999

Short

416 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

9 halftones

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  • Introduction
  • Prologue: Nathaniel Cranch Peabody in the 1870s
  • 1. “A Rightly Educated Woman”
  • 2. “Mind Has No Sex”
  • 3. “You Think I Have No Judgment”
  • 4. “The Only Practical Transcendentalist There Is”
  • 5. “One’s Inward Instinct Is One’s Best Guide”
  • 6. “A Transcendental Exchange”
  • 7. “Inconceivable Power, Wisdom, and Love”
  • 8. “Apostles of the New Education”
  • 9. “A Little Child Shall Lead”
  • 10. “What a Reservoir Her Memory Is”
  • Epilogue: The Elizabeth Peabody House
  • Notes
  • Index

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