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The crimes of womanhood : defining femininity in a court of law /

Cultural views of femininity exerted a powerful influence on the courtroom arguments used to defend or condemn notable women on trial in nineteenth-century and early-twentieth-century America. A. Cheree Carlson analyzes the colorful rhetorical strategies employed by lawyers and reporters in the tria...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carlson, A. Cheree, 1957-
Format: Online Book
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©2009.
Online Access:Online version
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