Ties That Bound

Author: Marie Jenkins Schwartz
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022646072X
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Unlike other histories that treat the stories of the First Ladies’ slaves as separate from the lives of their mistresses, Ties That Bound closely examines the relationships that developed between the First Ladies and their slaves.

Ties That Bound

Author: Marie Jenkins Schwartz
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022614755X
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Washington. The widow Washington ; Martha Dandridge ; Married lady ; Mistress of Mount Vernon ; Revolutionary war ; First lady ; Slaves in the president's house ; Home again -- Jefferson.

Birthing A Slave

Author: Marie Jenkins Schwartz
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674022027
Size: 76.51 MB
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Depicting the competing approaches to reproductive health that evolved on plantations, as both black women and white men sought to enhance the health of enslaved mothers, this book focuses on the health care of enslaved women.

The First Emancipator

Author: Andrew Levy
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588364692
Size: 27.62 MB
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It is an astonishing, challenging, and ultimately inspiring book. From the Hardcover edition.

What Slaveholders Think

Author: Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231543824
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Why? Unpacking what slaveholders think about emancipation is critical for scholars and policy makers who want to understand the broader context, especially as seen by the powerful.

American Capitals

Author: Christian Montès
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022608051X
Size: 12.70 MB
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In American Capitals, Christian Montès takes us on a well-researched journey across America—from Augusta to Sacramento, Albany to Baton Rouge—shedding light along the way on the historical circumstances that led to their appointment, ...

Richard Hofstadter

Author: David S. Brown
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226076377
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Richard Hofstadter (1916-70) was America’s most distinguished historian of the twentieth century.

American Boundaries

Author: Bill Hubbard
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226355934
Size: 14.25 MB
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Mapping how each state came to have its current shape, and how the nation itself formed within its present borders, American Boundaries will provide historians, geographers, and general readers alike with the fascinating story behind those ...

Bound By A Mighty Vow

Author: Diana B. Turk
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814782828
Size: 64.56 MB
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There is an elaborate and often invisible carnival that emerges alongside presidential campaigns as innumerable activist groups attempt to press their issues into mainstream political discourse.

The Assassin S Accomplice

Author: Kate Clifford Larson
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465024475
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In The Assassin's Accomplice, historian Kate Clifford Larson tells the gripping story of Mary Surratt, a little-known participant in the plot to kill Abraham Lincoln, and the first woman ever to be executed by the federal government of the ...