The Resource Abigail Adams : A Life, Woody Holton, (eAudio)

Abigail Adams : A Life, Woody Holton, (eAudio)

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Abigail Adams : A Life
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Abigail Adams
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A Life
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Woody Holton
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eng
Summary
Award-winning historian Woody Holton reveals that the perennially popular "Founding Mother" has been woefully underestimated and that, although staunchly traditional in some areas, she was surprisingly modern, particularly when it came to questions of women's rights.Abigail Adams offers a fresh perspective on the famous events of Adams's life, and along the way, Woody Holton, a renowned historian of the American Revolution, takes on numerous myths about the men and women of the founding era. But the book also demonstrates that domestic dramas---from unplanned pregnancies to untimely deaths---could be just as heartbreaking, significant, and inspiring as the actions of statesmen and soldiers. A special focus of the book is Adams's complex relationships: with her mother, sisters, and children; with her husband's famous contemporaries; and with Phoebe, one of her father's slaves. At the same time that John exhibited his own diplomatic skills on a better-known canvas..
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Holton, Woody
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English
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Abigail Adams : A Life, Woody Holton, (eAudio)
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Play Time: 19:35:53
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multicolored
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560528534
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online
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09FA60AB-CEE8-41F4-990C-956176756AEF
Label
Abigail Adams : A Life, Woody Holton, (eAudio)
Link
Publication
Note
Play Time: 19:35:53
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
560528534
Dimensions
unknown
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
09FA60AB-CEE8-41F4-990C-956176756AEF

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