The Great Divorce

The Great Divorce

A Nineteenth-century Mother's Extraordinary Fight Against Her Husband, the Shakers, and Her Times

Book - 2010
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Chronicles the landmark divorce between Eunice Chapman and her alcoholic husband, who, with the help of the Shakers, abducted her three children, resulting in a custody battle that advanced women's rights in the nineteenth century.
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780802119469
0802119468
Branch Call Number: 289.8/WOO
HQ1418 .W66 2010
Characteristics: 404 p. ; 22 cm.

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TomJohnson2644 Mar 11, 2013

Excellent book - very informing about women's place in the early 1800s
and the religious views of the times

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