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..". an excellent collection of writings covering the period 1774-1854... mostly in print for the first time.... Humez provides excellent and clear introductions, emphasizing the ambiguous role of women." --Library Journal

"This very fine book is a valuable contribution to Shaker studies, religious studies, and women's studies." --Journal of American History

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Paperback, 336 pages
Published April 1st 1993 by Indiana University Press
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A fascinating compilation of primary sources by and about Shaker women, including correspondence of Mother Lucy, correspondence with the Western missionaries, and spirit writings recorded by women.
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