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Captains of charity : the writing and wages of postrevolutionary Atlantic benevolence /
Mary Kathleen Eyring.
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Durham, New Hampshire : University of New Hampshire Press, [2017]
description
xii, 265 pages ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1512600989, 1512600997, 9781512600988, 9781512600995
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imprint
Durham, New Hampshire : University of New Hampshire Press, [2017]
isbn
1512600989
1512600997
9781512600988
9781512600995
contents note
"To be the medium of her charity": narratives of vicarious charity from Philadelphia's yellow fever epidemic of 1793 -- Atlantic publishing and pathos: literary support for the education of maritime laborers at America's first schools for the deaf -- The economics of evangelizing: missionary labor in a narrative of the life and travels of Mrs. Nancy Prince -- The profits of maritime benevolence: Sarah Josepha Hale and the work of the charitable woman writer -- Conclusion: charitable currents.
catalogue key
11296026
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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