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People/Characters: Bronson Alcott

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The Age of Jackson by Arthur Meier Schlesinger Jr.
The Alcotts: Biography of a Family by Madelon Bedell
American Transcendentalism: A History by Philip F. Gura
The Annotated Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Bronson Alcott at Alcott house, England, and Fruitlands, New England (1842-1844) by F. B. Sanborn
The Concord Quartet: Alcott, Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau and the Friendship That Freed the American Mind by Samuel A. Schreiner Jr.
Eden's Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father by John Matteson
Emerson among the Eccentrics: A Group Portrait by Carlos Baker
The Flowering of New England by Van Wyck Brooks
Fruitlands: The Alcott Family and Their Search for Utopia by Richard Francis
How to Think About Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age by Theodore Schick
Invincible Louisa: The Story of the Author of Little Women by Cornelia Meigs
A Journey into the Transcendentalists' New England (ArtPlace series) by R. Todd Felton
The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees
Louisa and the Country Bachelor by Anna Maclean
Louisa May Alcott: A Modern Biography by Martha Saxton
Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind Little Women by Harriet Reisen
Louisa: The Life of Louisa May Alcott by Yona Zeldis McDonough
Margaret Fuller: From Transcendentalism to Revolution by Paula Blanchard
Marmee & Louisa: The Untold Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Mother by Eve LaPlante
Miss Alcott of Concord; a biography by Marjorie Worthington
A Necessary Evil: A History of American Distrust of Government by Garry Wills
The Nuts among the Berries by Ronald M. Deutsch
An Old Castle and Other Essays by C. T. Winchester
The Peabody Sisters: Three Women Who Ignited American Romanticism by Megan Marshall
The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture by David E. Shi
Transcendental wife : the life of Abigail May Alcott by Cynthia H. Barton
A Useful Woman: The Early Life of Jane Addams by Gioia Diliberto

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Amos Bronson Alcott (November 29, 1799 – March 4, 1888) was an American teacher, writer, philosopher, and reformer. As an educator, Alcott pioneered new ways of interacting with young students, focusing on a conversational style, and avoided traditional punishment. He hoped to perfect the human spirit and, to that end, advocated a vegan diet before the term was coined. He was also an abolitionist and an advocate for women's rights.

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