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The Adams women : Abigail and Louisa Adams, their sisters and daughters

Author: Paul C Nagel
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An intimate and candid portrait of the women of the Adams Family portrays how American females actually lived, and thought between 1750 and 1850.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Nagel, Paul C.
Adams women.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)568349228
Online version:
Nagel, Paul C.
Adams women.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1987
(OCoLC)607698320
Named Person: Abigail Adams; Louisa Catherine Adams; John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Adams family.; Adams (Family); Abigail Adams; Adams family.; John Adams; John Quincy Adams; Louisa Catherine Adams; USA) Adams (Familie; Adams.; Smith.; Quincy.; Cranch.; Shaw.; Johnson.; Harrad.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul C Nagel
ISBN: 0195038746 9780195038743
OCLC Number: 15016397
Description: viii, 310 pages, [12] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Genealogical chart --
Prologue: The White House --
Three daughters --
Belonging to everyone --
From one parsonage . . . --
. . . To another --
Weymouth again --
Wedding in London --
No relief --
Death and the sisters --
Enter a fine lady --
St. Petersburg and back --
Sisters-in-law --
The worst of times --
A young widow ages --
Wedding at Mystic Grove --
A triumph --
Peace at last --
Epilogue: the crypt.
Responsibility: Paul C. Nagel.
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This book presents full portraits of eight Adams women, beginning with Abigail Smith Adams and ending with her great-granddaughter, Mary Adams Quincy.  Read more...

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