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The Beechers : an American family in the nineteenth century / Milton Rugoff.

1st ed.. New York : Harper and Row, [1981] .
ISBN 0060148594, 9780060148591

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Subjects Beecher (Familie)
Beecher family.
Description xvii, 653 pages, [13] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 627-633) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Bring[s] the characters, convictions, and styles of the Beechers to the fore in a lively and richly detailed narrative ... Exhaustively researched ... as a study of the family itself The Beechers stands as the definitive biography. Mary Kelley, Journal of American History.
Contents Lyman Beecher: belated Puritan -- A parsonage in Litchfield -- Catharine: the test of faith -- The Boston years -- Enter, a new generation -- Hattie: "She went owling about" -- Henry: "My nature was enthusiastic and outgushing" -- Cincinnati: rebellion at Lane -- Lyman Beecher: trials and tribulation -- Catharine: a dream for women and the West -- A father and four sons -- Harriet and Calvin Stowe: "As domestic as any pair of tame fowl" -- Harriet: "I have six children and cares endless" -- Henry: frontier interlude -- Children of a later time -- Lyman Beecher: death of a patriarch -- Catherine: the end of many beginnings -- Harriet: days of glory -- Harriet: "The little lady who made this big war" -- Henry: the great spellbinder -- Sons in a time of transition -- Isabella: in search of an identity -- Thomas: going his own way -- James: the odd one -- Henry Ward Beecher: trial by fire -- Henry Ward Beecher: changing gods -- Edward and Charles Beecher: echoes of another age -- Harriet Beecher Stowe: "And now I rest me, like a moored boat" -- Thomas K. Beecher: "I wait -- singing songs in the night" -- Isabella Beecher Hooker: an identity achieved -- Coda -- A note on letter writing in the nineteenth century. wcco.
The New England years: 1175-1832 -- Winning the West for Calvinism: 1832-1850 -- Returning East: 1850-1870 -- Sunset of a dynasty: 1870-1900. wcco.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7177379
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WorldCat Identities Rugoff, Milton, 1913-
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