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The Adams Women: Abigail and Louisa Adams, Their Sisters and Daughters

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From his vast storehouse of knowledge about the Adams family. Nagelpulls out the feminine threads of that tapestry to write all about the Adams women, from Abigail to daughter Nabby, from Louisa Catherine Adams, wife of John Quincy, to Clover Adams, wife of Henry, with others making more than cameo appearances. They all lived exceptional, if not extraordinary, lives, in different ways.

Synopsis:

wife of John Quincy, to Clover Adams, wife of Henry, with others making more than cameo appearances. They all lived exceptional, if not extraordinary, lives, in different ways.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-302) and index.

About the Author

Paul C. Nagel is former Director of the Virginia Historical Society, a trustee of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, a cultural laureate of Virginia, and a contributing editor of American Heritage.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780674004108
Author:
Nagel, Paul C.
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Author:
Nagel, Paul C.
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
Presidents' spouses
Subject:
Adams family
Subject:
Women -- United States -- Biography.
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Women -- United States.
Subject:
Presidents' spouses -- United States.
Subject:
Biography-Women
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
1st Harvard University Press pbk. ed.
Series Volume:
1194-B
Publication Date:
April 1999
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
26 halftones
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in 12 oz

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