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Dangerous to Know–Now Available

Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic

Susan Branson

200 pages | 6 x 9 | 8 illus.

Cloth Aug 2008 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4088-7 | $39.95 | £26.00

Dangerous to KnowThis tale of kidnapping, betrayal, and murder follows the lives of two women on the margins of early nineteenth-century society, showing how they manipulated conventions to further their own ends while redefining what was possible for women in early American public life. Read more . . .

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