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Author LinkNorgren, Jill,author.
Title LinkRebels at the bar : the fascinating, forgotten stories of America’s first women lawyers / Jill Norgren.
Distribution New York : New York University Press, 2013.
Description xviii, 268 pages :  illustrations ; 24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-254) and index.
Contents Contents: The women’s war -- White knights and legal knaves -- Myra Bradwell : the Supreme Court says no -- Lavinia Goodell : "a sweeping revolution of social order" -- Belva A. Lockwood : the first woman member of the U.S. Supreme Court bar -- Clara Foltz’s story : breaking barriers in the west -- Not everyone is bold : Mary Hall and Catharine Waugh McCulloch in conversation -- Lelia Robinson and Mary Greene : two women from Boston University School of Law -- Law as a woman’s enterprise -- Epilogue.
Subject LinkWomen lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
LinkWomen lawyers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

System Number 000663482
ISBN Link9780814758625
Link9780814758632 (e-book)
Link9780814758984 (e-book)

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