America's First Ladies

America's First Ladies

A Historical Encyclopedia and Primary Document Collection of the Remarkable Women of the White House

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Meet the First Ladies of the United States—-sometimes inspiring, sometimes tragic, always fascinating—women who, though often unsung, helped hold the nation together in its infancy and advance it as a world power. Overviews the social, political, and cultural significance of America's First Ladies in a convenient, chronological, reference format; includes letters, notes, and speeches that allow the First Ladies to speak for themselves; features engaging and informative sidebars that place the First Ladies in the cultural context of their times; shares the 2014 First Ladies Ranking from the Siena Research Institute, and facilitates student research through an extensive reading guide and a list of online resources that will foster critical reading, thinking, and writing skills.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : ABC-CLIO, c2015
ISBN: 9781610698825
Characteristics: xix, 408 p. ; 26 cm


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