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Abigail Adams An American Woman

ISBN-10: 0321043707

ISBN-13: 9780321043702

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: Charles W. Akers

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The titles in the Library of American Biography Series make ideal supplements for American History Survey courses or other courses in American history where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each interpretative biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. At the same time, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times. Professor Akers. . . brings his subject vividly to life. . . A fascinating portrait of the wife of one of America's greatest statesmen. -- New York Times
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 7/21/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.76" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 23.716
Language: English

Editor's Preface
"You May Take Me" 1744-1764
"An Important Trust" 1764-1774
"Remember the Ladies" 1774-1776
"Bereft of My Better Half" 1776-1778
"Patriotism in the Female Sex" 1778-1784
"The Amazing Difference" 1784-1785
"I Will Not Strike My Colours" 1785-1788
"In Their Proper Sphere" 1788-1792
"Telegraph of the Mind" 1792-1797
"Fellow Labourer" 1797-1798
"What I Cannot Remedy" 1798-1801
"The Mother of Such a Son" 1801-1818
A Note on the Sources
Acknowledgments
Index