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Author Schmidt, Leigh Eric

Title Heaven's bride : the unprintable life of Ida C. Craddock, American mystic, scholar, sexologist, martyr, and madwoman / Leigh Eric Schmidt

Publ Info New York : Basic Books, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  BF1408.2.C73 S36 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 335 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-316) and index
Contents Belly-dancing's defender -- Not an infidel, but a freethinker and a scholar -- Pastor of the church of yoga -- An expert in sexology -- Every inch a martyr -- One religio-sexual maniac
Note Traces the life of the nineteenth-century activist for women's rights and free speech, featuring her arrests for promoting progressive views about sexuality and her role as a case subject by an early Freudian scholar
LC subject Craddock, Ida C
Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Feminists -- Biography
Mystics -- Biography
Occultists -- United States -- Biography
ISBN 9780465002986
0465002986