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Elizabeth Packard : a noble fight / Linda V. Carlisle.

Author/Creator:
Carlisle, Linda V., 1947-
Publication:
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 259 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Packard, E. P. W. (Elizabeth Parsons Ware), 1816-1897.
Psychiatric hospital patients -- Illinois -- Biography.
Social reformers -- Illinois -- Biography.
Women social reformers -- Illinois -- Biography.
Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- United States -- Case studies.
Mentally ill -- Civil rights -- United States -- Case studies.
Husband and wife -- United States -- Case studies.
Married women -- Civil rights -- United States -- Case studies.
Women's rights -- United States -- Case studies.
Contents:
"All the love his bachelor heart could muster"
"New notions and wild vagaries"
Breaking the mold
Free love and true womanhood
"The forms of law"
Andrew McFarland and mental medicine
"A world of trouble"
"An unendurable annoyance"
From courtroom to activism
"My pen shall rage"
Shooting the rattlesnakes
Vindication and "virtuous action"
Triumph and disaster
Working in her calling
"Great and noble work"
Final campaigns.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
Contributor:
Edward Potts Cheyney Memorial Fund.
ISBN:
9780252035722 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252035720 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
601330881
Publisher Number:
99940908367
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