Martha Saxton

Martha Saxton is an assistant professor of history and women's and gender studies at Amherst College. She is the author of several books, including Louisa May Alcott: A Modern Biography. She lives in New York City.


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Being Good

Martha Saxton
Hill and Wang

A pathbreaking new study of women and morality How do people decide what is "good" and what is "bad"? How does a society set moral guidelines -- and what...


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Louisa May Alcott

Martha Saxton
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A modern biography of an ambivalent rebel and irreverent feminist who became, in spite of herself, one of our most popular authors.


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