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opposite to well known suggestion, New Age spirituality didn't without notice seem in American existence within the Seventies and '80s. In American Feminism and the delivery of recent Age Spirituality, Catherine Tumber demonstrates that the recent Age flow first flourished greater than a century in the past in the course of the Gilded Age less than the mantle of 'New Thought.' dependent mostly on examine in renowned journals, self-help manuals, newspaper bills, and archival collections, American Feminism and the start of latest Age Spirituality explores the contours of the recent concept circulation. in the course of the lives of recognized figures akin to Mary Baker Eddy, Madame Helena Petrovna Blavatsky, and Edward Bellamy in addition to via extra imprecise, yet extra consultant 'New Thoughters' equivalent to Abby Morton Diaz, Emma Curtis Hopkins, Ursula Gestefeld, Lilian Whiting, Sarah Farmer, and Elizabeth Towne, Tumber examines the ancient stipulations that gave upward thrust to New proposal. She will pay shut recognition to the ways that feminism turned grafted, with various levels of good fortune, to emergent types of liberal tradition within the overdue 19th century—progressive politics, the Social Gospel, humanist psychotherapy, bohemian way of life, and mass industry journalism. American Feminism and the beginning of recent Age Spirituality questions the worth of the recent age movement—then and now—to the pursuit of women's rights and democratic renewal.

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