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Emmeline B. Wells An Intimate History

By: Madsen, Carol Cornwall

Price: $49.90  $44.91

Publisher: University of Utah Press: 2017

Seller ID: 58410

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


Brand new hardcover book! ; Emmeline B. Wells was the most noted Utah Mormon woman of her time. Lauded nationally for her energetic support of the women’s rights movement of the nineteenth century, she was a self-made woman who channeled her lifelong sense of destiny into ambitious altruism. Her public acclaim and activism belied the introspective, self-appraising, and emotional persona she expressed in the pages of her forty-seven extant diaries. Yet she wrote, “I have risen triumphant,” after reconciling herself to the heartaches of plural marriage, and she pursued a self-dire... View more info