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Parlor Politics

In Which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a Government

Parlor Politics( )
Author: Allgor, Catherine
Publication Date:Mar 2002
Publisher:University of Virginia Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

When Thomas Jefferson moved his victorious Republican administration into the new capital city in 1801, one of his first acts was to abolish any formal receptions, except on New Year's Day and the Fourth of July. His successful campaign for the presidency had been partially founded on the idea that his Federalist enemies had assumed dangerously aristocratic trappings--a sword for George Washington and a raised dais for Martha when she received people at social occasions--in the...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: History / Women
Political Science / American Government / Local
Political Science / Women In Politics
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.12 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
Allgor, Catherine (Author)
Catherine Allgor is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Riverside.

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