The Civil War Era 1851-1865 (Discovering U.S. History)

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This table reports growth for each country for the five and the ten years with the fastest growth and compares this with total growth over all years for which data are available. Some returned to strict religious observance, finding a meaningful alternative to the alienation of contemporary society in orthodox Judaism with its sexual segregation. On one hand, women were destined to suffer due to the "curse of Eve" and were expected to experience pain during childbirth.

Pages: 144

Publisher: Chelsea House Pub (L); 1 edition (April 2010)

ISBN: 160413352X

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