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Rebuilding Babylon: The Pluralism of Lydia Maria Child
Scott L. Pratt
Vol. 19, No. 2, Women in the American Philosophical Tradition 1800-1930 (Spring, 2004), pp. 92-104
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3811139
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One of the most influential branches of nineteenth-century American feminism was a resistance movement committed to the idea that the key to social reform was the recognition and maintenance of human differences. This approach, which became central to American pragmatism, had its roots in a tradition of American women writers including Lydia Maria Child. This paper examines Child's work and focuses on her conception of pluralism and its role in sustaining diverse communities.
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