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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 11 related to Parlor Politics: In which the Ladies of Washington Help Build a City and a ....    

A Perfect Union: Dolley Madison and the Creation of the American Nation

Catherine Allgor - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 512 pages
An extraordinary American comes to life in this vivid, groundbreaking portrait of the early days of the republic—and the birth of modern politics When the roar of the ...
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Dolley Madison: The Problem of National Unity

Catherine Allgor - History - 2012 - 192 pages
First Lady of the United States and America's "Queen of Hearts," Dolley Madison fashioned an unofficial role for herself in the new administration of the United States, helping ...
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Establishing Congress: The Removal to Washington, D.C., and the Election of 1800

Kenneth R. Bowling, Donald R. Kennon - History - 2005 - 225 pages
Establishing Congress: The Removal to Washington, D.C., and the Election of 1800 focuses on the end of the 1790s, when, in rapid succession, George Washington died, the federal ...
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Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte: An American Aristocrat in the Early Republic

Charlene M. Boyer Lewis - History - 2012 - 288 pages
Two centuries ago, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte was one of the most famous women in America. Beautiful, scandalous, and outspoken, she had wed Napoleon's brother Jerome, borne ...
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Revolutionary Backlash: Women and Politics in the Early American Republic

Rosemarie Zagarri - History - 2011 - 248 pages
The Seneca Falls Convention is typically seen as the beginning of the first women's rights movement in the United States. Revolutionary Backlash argues otherwise. According to ...
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Strength and Honor: The Life of Dolley Madison

Richard N. Côté - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 444 pages
Based on more than two thousand of Dolley Payne Todd Madison's letters and accompanied by period illustrations, offers a biography of the popular First Lady who was renowned as ...
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The Petticoat Affair: Manners, Mutiny, and Sex in Andrew Jackson's White House

John F. Marszalek - History - 2000 - 296 pages
In The Petticoat Affair, prize-winning historian John F. Marszalek offers the first in--depth investigation of the earliest -- and perhaps greatest -- political sex scandal in ...
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Dolly Madison: Her Life and Times

Katharine Susan Anthony - Biography & Autobiography - 1949 - 426 pages
Biography, and history of the U. S. and Washington society from the Revolution through the War of 1812.
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Ladies of Liberty

Cokie Roberts - History - 2009 - 512 pages
In this eye-opening companion volume to her acclaimed history Founding Mothers, number-one New York Times bestselling author and renowned political commentator Cokie Roberts ...
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The Great Virginia Triumvirate: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and ...

John P. Kaminski - History - 2010 - 264 pages
As the largest, oldest, and wealthiest of the original thirteen colonies, Virginia played a central role in the fight for independence and as a state in the new republic. This ...
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