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A Perfect Union

Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation

A Perfect Union( )
Author: Allgor, Catherine
Publication Date:Feb 2007
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Holt Paperback
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

"Delightful and discerning . . . In this evocative study a remarkable woman, creator of the 'first lady' role, comes vividly to life."--The New York Times

When the roar of the Revolution had finally died down, a new generation of politicians was summoned to the Potomac to assemble the nation's capital. Into that unsteady atmosphere--which would soon enough erupt into another conflict with Britain--Dolley Madison arrived, alongside her husband,...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Women
History / United States / 19Th Century
Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & First Families (U.S.)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.08 x 9.05 x 1.39 Inches
Book Weight:1.254 Pounds
Author Biography
Allgor, Catherine (Author)
Catherine Allgor is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside.

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