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Sibley, Katherine A.S.

A Companion to First Ladies

Sibley, Katherine A.S. - A Companion to First Ladies, ebook

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This volume explores more than two centuries of literature on the First Ladies, from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, providing the first historiographical overview of these important women in U.S. history.
  • Underlines the growing scholarly appreciation of the First Ladies and the evolution of the position since the 18th century
  • Explores the impact of these women not only on White House responsibilities, but on elections, presidential policies, social causes, and in shaping their husbands’ legacies
  • Brings the First Ladies into crisp historiographical focus, assessing how these women and their contributions have been perceived both in popular literature and scholarly debate
  • Provides concise biographical treatments for each First Lady

Keywords: Martha Washington, Michelle Obama, Abigail Adams, Florence Harding, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jackie Kennedy, First Lady, President, White House, Dolley Madison, Mary Todd Lincoln, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Lady Bird Johnson, Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan, Barbara Bush, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Laura Bush, US History

Editor
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History
Page amount
760 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118732182
Printed ISBN
9781118732335

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