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The Power of Sentimental Liberalism in the Gilded Age - Susan J. Pearson The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011. ix + 260 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 9780226652016.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 April 2013

David S. Tanenhaus*
University of Nevada, Las Vegas


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1 Edwards, Rebecca, New Spirits: Americans in the Gilded Age (New York, 2006), 7Google Scholar.

2 Zimring, Franklin E., The Contradictions of American Capital Punishment (New York, 2004)Google Scholar.

3 Welke, Barbara Young, Recasting American Liberty: Gender, Race, Law, and the Railroad Revolution, 1865–1920 (New York, 2001)Google Scholar.

4 For example, Amar, Akhil Reed, The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction (New Haven, 1998)Google Scholar.