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

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Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939 - Pascoe, Peggy
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In this study of late nineteenth-century moral reform, Peggy Pascoe examines four specific cases--a home for Chinese prostitutes in San Francisco, California; a home for polygamous Mormon women in Salt Lake City, Utah; a home for unmarried mothers in Denver, Colorado; and a program for American Indians on the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska--to tell the story of the women who established missionary rescue homes for women in the American West. Focusing on two sets of relationships--those between women reformers and their male ...

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Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195084306

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Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority in the American West, 1874-1939 1990, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195060089

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