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Celebrated prison reformer Miriam Van Waters made Miriam Van PDFEPUB #233 history for her sensational battle to retain the superintendency of the Massachusetts Reformatory for Women in Maternal Justice provides a compelling biography of this early lesbian activist by moving beyond the controversy to tell the story of a remarkable woman whose success rested upon the power of her own charismatic leadership Estelle B Freedman draws from Van Waters's diaries letters and personal papers to recreate her complex personal life unveiling the disparity between Van Waters's public persona and her agonized private soul With the power and Maternal Justice.
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MOBI #224 elegance of a novel Maternal Justice illuminates this historical context casting light on the social welfare tradition on women's history on the American feminist movement and on the history of sexuality Maternal Justice is as much a work of history as it is biography bringing to life not only a remarkable woman but also the complex political and social milieu within which she worked and lived Kelleher Jewett The NationThis sympathetic biography reclaims Van Waters for history Publishers WeeklyThe Van Waters legacy as Freedman gracefully presents is that she cared about the lives of women behind Justice Miriam Van Epub #225 bars It.
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Is a strikingly unfashionable sentiment today Jane Meredith Adams San Francisco Chronicle Book Review Editor's Recommended SelectionThis finely crafted biography is both an engrossing read and a richly complicated account of a reformer whose work bridged the eras of voluntarist charitable activism and professional social service Sherri Broder Women's Review of BooksThis is a sympathetic highly personal biography revealing of both the author's responses to her subject's life and in considerable Justice Miriam Van Waters and Kindle detail Van Waters's family traumas illnesses and love affairs Elizabeth Israels Perry Journal of American History.