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By Catherine Tumber

ISBN-10: 0847697487

ISBN-13: 9780847697489

ISBN-10: 0847697495

ISBN-13: 9780847697496

opposite to renowned notion, New Age spirituality didn't unexpectedly seem in American existence within the Seventies and '80s. In American Feminism and the start of recent Age Spirituality, Catherine Tumber demonstrates that the hot Age move first flourished greater than a century in the past through the Gilded Age lower than the mantle of 'New Thought.' established mostly on examine in renowned journals, self-help manuals, newspaper money owed, and archival collections, American Feminism and the beginning of recent Age Spirituality explores the contours of the hot inspiration circulation. throughout the lives of recognized figures equivalent to Mary Baker Eddy, Madame Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, and Edward Bellamy in addition to via extra vague, yet extra consultant 'New Thoughters' equivalent to Abby Morton Diaz, Emma Curtis Hopkins, Ursula Gestefeld, Lilian Whiting, Sarah Farmer, and Elizabeth Towne, Tumber examines the old stipulations that gave upward push to New idea. She can pay shut consciousness to the ways that feminism grew to become grafted, with various levels of good fortune, to emergent different types of liberal tradition within the overdue 19th century—progressive politics, the Social Gospel, humanist psychotherapy, bohemian lifestyle, and mass industry journalism. American Feminism and the start of recent Age Spirituality questions the price of the recent age movement—then and now—to the pursuit of women's rights and democratic renewal.

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