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: 59.39 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 Road To Camelot

Author: Thomas Oliphant
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501105582
Size: 70.97 MB
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This is one of the great campaign stories of all time, appropriate for today’s political climate.

The Hemingses Of Monticello An American Family

Author: Annette Gordon-Reed
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393070033
Size: 41.10 MB
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Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize: “[A] commanding and important book.”—Jill Lepore, The New Yorker This epic work—named a best book of the year by the Washington Post, Time, the Los Angeles Times, Amazon, the ...

Bound By A Mighty Vow

Author: Diana B. Turk
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 9780814782828
Size: 68.42 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.

American Boundaries

Author: Bill Hubbard
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226355934
Size: 11.81 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 ...

Countdown To Pearl Harbor

Author: Steve Twomey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476776504
Size: 13.12 MB
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A Smithsonian Top History Book of 2016 A Japan Times Best Book About Japan of 2016 A fascinating look at the twelve days leading up to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor—the warnings, clues and missteps—by a Pulitzer Prize–winning ...

The Half Has Never Been Told

Author: Edward E. Baptist
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465097685
Size: 25.92 MB
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As historian Edward E. Baptist reveals in The Half Has Never Been Told, the expansion of slavery in the first eight decades after American independence drove the evolution and modernization of the United States.