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The Triumph of Nationalism/The House Dividing
Topic: Culture of the Common ManTopic: Cult of DomesticityTopic: ReligionTopic: ExpansionTopic: America in 1850
Topic: Cult of Domesticity
Overview of Triumph of Nationalism
Resource Menu: Cult of Domesticity
Text 1. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Text 2. Caroline Gilman
Text 3. Catharine E. Beecher
Text 4. Harriet Jacobs
Text 5. Fanny Fern
Text 6. Godey's Lady's Book
Text 7. Rev. Theodore Parker
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Text 8. Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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7.  Rev. Theodore Parker, "Of the Public Function of Woman," sermon delivered in Boston, 1853 (concluding section)

Rev. Theodore Parker

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The Worcester Women's History Project, from Assumption College et al.


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Brief biography of Parker, from the Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia

Theodore Parker Web Site, on the Faith and Social Justice Site

Parker and Transcendentalism, from the Amos Bronson Alcott Website

Home page of The Worcester Women's History Workshop

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