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A Suffragist's Bible - Emily Sampson. With Her Own Eyes: The Story of Julia Smith, Her Life, and Her Bible. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2006. xiv + 209 pp. $33.00 (cloth), ISBN 1-57233-446-0.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  08 November 2010

Lewis Perry
Saint Louis University


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1 See Jones, Carolyn C., “Dollars and Selves: Women's Tax Criticism and Resistance in the 1870s,” University of Illinois Law Review 1994:2 (1994): 265309;Google ScholarKerber, Linda, No Constitutional Right to he Ladies: Women and the Obligations of Citizenship (New York, 1998), 81123Google Scholar.

2 Housley, Kathleen L., The Letter Kills But the Spirit Gives Life: The Smiths—Abolitionists, Suffragists, Bible Translators (Glastonbury, CT, 1993)Google Scholar; Shaw, Susan J., A Religious History of Julia Evelina Smith's 1876 Translation of the Holy Bible: Doing More Than Any Man Has Ever Done (San Francisco, 1993).Google Scholar Housley's book is based on a 1990 Wesleyan University M.A. thesis; Shaw's, a 1992 Drew University PhD dissertation, relies heavily on Housley's work.