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Female (Mis)Behavior, Class, and Religious Authority: Bath Attendants in Early America (Religion in


What can baths tell us, then, about the everyday lives and challenges women faced in early America? In this post, I move beyond an architectural analysis to talk about the women who worked in the baths, and present new information about who bath attendants were, what led them to take the such positions, and what we can learn from their lives. Click here to read the full post...

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