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408 Pages | 15 b/w halftones

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190914073

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Do Everything

The Biography of Frances Willard

Christopher H. Evans

  • The first new biography of Frances Willard in over thirty-five years, making extensive use of primary source materials not used by other scholars
  • Emphasizes the importance of religious faith for understanding Willard's successes as a social reformer
  • Provides a unique window for understanding the role of women in the late nineteenth century
  • Highlights Willard's importance to the fields of American religious history, women's history, Gilded Age/Progressive Era studies, and Methodist history
  • Shows that Willard was one of the most important American women of the 19th century, reflecting on how her life story is important for a 21st century audience