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Being Good: Women's Moral Values in Early America

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A pathbreaking new study of women and morality

How do people decide what is "good" and what is "bad"? How does a society set moral guidelines -- and what happens when the behavior of various groups differs from these guidelines? Martha Saxton tackles these and other fascinating issues in Being Good, her history of the moral values prescribed for women in early America.

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Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 18th 2004 by Hill and Wang (first published 2002)
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