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Memorializing Motherhood explores the complicated history of Anna Jarvis’s movement to establish and control Mother’s Day, as well as the powerful conceptualization of this day as both a holiday and a cultural representation of motherhood.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction - The Cultural Duality of Mother’s Day
  2. pp. 1-12
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  1. Chapter One - The Foremothers and Forefather of Mother’s Day
  2. pp. 13-39
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  1. Chapter Two - Anna Jarvis and Her Mother’s Day Movement
  2. pp. 40-72
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  1. Chapter Three - "Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother" : The Rivalry of Father's Day and Parents' Day
  2. pp. 73-95
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  1. Chapter Four - The American War Mothers and a Memoir of Mothers’ Day
  2. pp. 96-123
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  1. Chapter Five - A New Mother’s Day for Modern Mothers
  2. pp. 124-152
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  1. Epilogue - Anna Jarvis’s Final Years and the Burden of the Mother’s Day Movement
  2. pp. 153-158
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  1. Appendix
  2. pp. 159-160
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  1. Selected Bibliography
  2. pp. 161-169
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 170-214
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 215-218
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  1. About the Author
  2. p. 219
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781938228957
Related ISBN
9781938228933
MARC Record
OCLC
919103902
Pages
288
Launched on MUSE
2016-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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