HIS RELIGION AND HERS; A Study of the Faith of Our Fathers and the Work of Our Mothers.

NY: The Century Co, (1923). First Edition. 8vo, pp. 300. Blue cloth stamped in blind and gilt, ex-library (with label removed from lower spine, de-accession stamp on end paper and small library embossed stamp, o/w a fine copy. Scarce. Krichmar 2423. Item #59910

Feminist, author and lecturer, Gilman was born in Hartford, Conn in 1860. NAW: "Carrie Chapman Catt placed Charlotte Perkins Gilman at the head of her list of America's dozen greatest women; in her time she was certainly the leading intellectual of the woman's movement in the United States." Her persuasive feminist manifesto. Women and Economics essentially argues for female economic independence. Widely read and translated, the book holds a central place in American feminist literature[NAW].In the present work, Gilman points out the negative impact of a religion based on the patriarchy and focused on an afterlife rather than one that can better the life of adherants while they are alive.

Price: $450.00