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The religious history of American women

reimagining the past

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women and religion -- United States -- History,
  • United States -- Religion

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-323) and index

    Other titlesReimagining the past
    Statementedited by Catherine A. Brekus
    ContributionsBrekus, Catherine A
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL2525 .R4698 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. :
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17217206M
    ISBN 100807831026, 0807858005
    ISBN 109780807831021, 9780807858004
    LC Control Number2006102058

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