LADIES OF LIBERTY

LADIES OF LIBERTY

THE WOMEN WHO SHAPED OUR NATION

COKIE ROBERTS

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Editorial:
AGUILAR
Año de edición:
2008
Materia
Inglés - oferta
ISBN:
978-0-06-078234-4
Páginas:
512
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u003cpu003e In u003ciu003eFounding Mothersu003c/iu003e, Cokie Roberts paid homage to the heroic women whose patriotism and sacrifice helped create a new nation. Now the number one u003ciu003eNew York Timesu003c/iu003e bestselling author and renowned political commentator—praised in u003ciu003eUSA Todayu003c/iu003e as a "custodian of time-honored values"—continues the story of early America's influential women with u003ciu003eLadies of Libertyu003c/iu003e. In her "delightfully intimate and confiding" style (u003ciu003ePublishers Weeklyu003c/iu003e), Roberts presents a colorful blend of biographical portraits and behind-the-scenes vignettes chronicling women's public roles and private responsibilities. u003c/pu003e u003cpu003e Recounted with the insight and humor of an expert storyteller and drawing on personal correspondence, private journals, and other primary sources—many of them previously unpublished—Roberts brings to life the extraordinary accomplishments of women who laid the groundwork for a better society.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. In a much-needed addition to the shelves of Founding Father literature, Roberts sheds new light on the generation of heroines, reformers, and visionaries who helped shape our nation, giving these ladies of liberty the recognition they so greatly deserve. u003c/pu003e

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