Parlor Politics In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government

ISBN-10: 081392118X
ISBN-13: 9780813921181
Edition: 2002 (Reprint)
Authors: Catherine Allgor
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Description: Allgor describes the various ways genteel elite women used social events and the private sphere to establish the national capital and to build the extraofficial structures so sorely needed in the infant federal government.

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Book details

List price: $18.50
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University Press of Virginia
Publication date: 3/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 299
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Allgor describes the various ways genteel elite women used social events and the private sphere to establish the national capital and to build the extraofficial structures so sorely needed in the infant federal government.

Catherine Allgor is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside.

List of Illustrations
Introduction
President Thomas Jefferson in Washington City
Dolley Madison Takes Command
Washington Women in Public
Louisa Catherine Adams Campaigns for the Presidency
The Fall of Andrew Jackson's Cabinet
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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