Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman (Library of American Biography Series) / Edition 3

Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman (Library of American Biography Series) / Edition 3

by Charles W. Akers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321445015

ISBN-13: 9780321445018

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: Pearson

This lively biography of Adams details the life of a revolutionary, mother, activist and wife who engaged in the building of the America nation.

Abigail Adams campaigned for the education of women and pioneered the role women were to play in the American Revolution and the new Republic. The life of this one woman forms a large window on

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This lively biography of Adams details the life of a revolutionary, mother, activist and wife who engaged in the building of the America nation.

Abigail Adams campaigned for the education of women and pioneered the role women were to play in the American Revolution and the new Republic. The life of this one woman forms a large window on society during the 75 years that saw the birth and cultural maturation of the United States.

The titles in the Library of American Biography Series make ideal supplements for American History Survey courses or other courses in American history where figures in history are explored. Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each interpretative biography in this series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. At the same time, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321445018
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Series:
Library of American Biography Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
242
Sales rank:
113,561
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface.

Author’s Preface

1. “You May Take Me” 1744-1764.
2. “An Important Trust” 1764-1774.
3. “Remember the Ladies” 1774-1776.
4. “Bereft of My Better Half” 1776-1778.
5. “Patriotism in the Female Sex” 1778-1784.
6. “The Amazing Difference” 1784-1785.
7. “I Will Not Strike My Colours” 1785-1788.
8. “In Their Proper Sphere” 1788-1792.
9. “Telegraph of the Mind” 1792-1797.
10. “Fellow Labourer” 1797-1798.
11. “What I Cannot Remedy” 1798-1801.
12. “The Mother of Such a Son” 1801-1818.

Study and Discussion Questions.
A Note on the Sources.
Acknowledgments.
Index.

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