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Title: Diva Julia - The Public Romance And Private Agony Of Julia Ward Howe
Description: Trinity Press International, 2003, 1st edition. Cloth, dj, F/VG+. xii+228pp, 8pp b/w plates, index, a fine copy in a very slightly edge bumped dustjacket. Hardback with dustjacket. ISBN: 15633841836 A biography of the American author & social activist Julia Ward Howe [ 1819 - 1910 ], today best remeber for writing the 'The Battle Hymn of the Republic'. She was an ardent acivist focusing her activities on the causes of pacifism and women's suffrage, this was at odds with the views of her husband who expected her to cease writing & concentrate on being a dutiful wife once married. This led to conflict, with Ward Howe publishing books celebrating family life whist privately battling her husband.

Keywords: ISBN 15633841836, biography, feminism, literature, american history, womens suffrage 15633841836

Price: GBP 6.50 = appr. US$ 9.28 Seller: Eastleach Books
- Book number: 45146



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