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Julia Ward Howe

(1819—1910)


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(1819–1910),

poet and lecturer on social reform, was particularly interested in Abolitionism and woman suffrage. With her husband, Samuel G. Howe, she edited the Boston Commonwealth, an antislavery paper, and among her books are Sex and Education (1874), Modern Society (1881), and a life of Margaret Fuller (1883). She is famous as the author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” (1862).

Subjects: Philosophy — Literature.


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