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The Resource Ladies of liberty : the women who shaped our nation, Cokie Roberts

Ladies of liberty : the women who shaped our nation, Cokie Roberts

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Ladies of liberty : the women who shaped our nation
Title
Ladies of liberty
Title remainder
the women who shaped our nation
Statement of responsibility
Cokie Roberts
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cokie Roberts sheds new light on the generation of heroines, reformers, and visionaries who helped shape our nation with this blend of biographical portraits and behind-the-scenes vignettes chronicling women's public roles and private responsibilities. Drawing on personal correspondence, private journals, and other primary sources--many of them previously unpublished--Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of women who laid the groundwork for a better society. Almost every quotation here is written by a woman, to a woman, or about a woman. From first ladies to freethinkers, educators to explorers, this exceptional group includes Abigail Adams, Margaret Bayard Smith, Martha Jefferson, Dolley Madison, Elizabeth Monroe, Louisa Catherine Adams, Eliza Hamilton, Theodosia Burr, Rebecca Gratz, Louisa Livingston, Rosalie Calvert, Sacajawea, and others.--From publisher description
Summary
Shares the stories of remarkable women who shaped American history between 1796 and 1828, including Dolley Madison, Isabella Graham, and Sacajawea
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
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10547887
Cataloging source
NVC
Dewey number
973.09/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
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1300
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 2
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bibliography
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adult
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the women who shaped our nation
Label
Ladies of liberty : the women who shaped our nation, Cokie Roberts
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [403]-467) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1797-1801: the presidency of John and Abigail Adams -- 1801-1805: the first term of Thomas Jefferson and the ladies of the place -- 1805-1809: the second term of Thomas Jefferson and women talking politics -- 1809-1813: the first term of James Madison and the presidentess -- 1813-1817: the second term of James Madison and "The bravest American soldier" -- 1817-1825: the presidency of James Monroe and some characters to contemplate
Control code
20223707
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 481 pages
Isbn
9780060782344
Lccn
2008298367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Ladies of liberty : the women who shaped our nation, Cokie Roberts
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [403]-467) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1797-1801: the presidency of John and Abigail Adams -- 1801-1805: the first term of Thomas Jefferson and the ladies of the place -- 1805-1809: the second term of Thomas Jefferson and women talking politics -- 1809-1813: the first term of James Madison and the presidentess -- 1813-1817: the second term of James Madison and "The bravest American soldier" -- 1817-1825: the presidency of James Monroe and some characters to contemplate
Control code
20223707
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 481 pages
Isbn
9780060782344
Lccn
2008298367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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