A Companion to First Ladies (Wiley Blackwell Companions to by Katherine A.S. Sibley PDF

By Katherine A.S. Sibley

ISBN-10: 1118732227

ISBN-13: 9781118732229

This quantity explores greater than centuries of literature at the First girls, from Martha Washington to Michelle Obama, supplying the 1st historiographical evaluate of those vital ladies in U.S. history.

  • Underlines the becoming scholarly appreciation of the 1st girls and the evolution of the location because the 18th century
  • Explores the influence of those ladies not just on White housework, yet on elections, presidential guidelines, social motives, and in shaping their husbands’ legacies
  • Brings the 1st girls into crisp historiographical concentration, assessing how those girls and their contributions were perceived either in renowned literature and scholarly debate
  • Provides concise biographical remedies for every First Lady

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