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The Manliest Man: Samuel G. Howe and the Contours of Nineteenth-Century American Reform

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A native of Boston and a physician by training, Samuel G. Howe (1801–1876)led a remarkable life. He was a veteran of the Greek War of Independence,a fervent abolitionist, and the founder of both the Perkins School for the Blind and the Massachusetts School for Idiotic and Feeble-Minded Children. Married to Julia Ward Howe, author of “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” he counte ...more
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Published July 31st 2012 by University of Massachusetts Press (first published July 18th 2012)
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