A Greater Awakening: Women's Intellect as a Factor in Early Abolitionist Movements, 1824-1834

  title={A Greater Awakening: Women's Intellect as a Factor in Early Abolitionist Movements, 1824-1834},
  author={Jennifer Rycenga},
  journal={Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion},
  pages={31 - 59}
  • Jennifer Rycenga
  • Published 25 October 2005
  • History
  • Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion
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