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Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic (1901)

by Geraldine Brooks

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""Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic"" is a historical non-fiction book written by Geraldine Brooks. The book explores the lives of women during the early years of America's founding, focusing on the period between 1776 and 1826. Brooks delves into the lives of notable women of the time, including Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and Mercy Otis Warren, and examines how they influenced the development of the new nation. The book also explores the experiences of ordinary women during this time period, including their roles in the home, their participation in the Revolutionary War, and their struggles for political and social rights. Through meticulous research and engaging storytelling, Brooks provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of women during the early years of America's history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.… (more)
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$25. 1st printing; tan c w/green titles; moderate wear at extremities, age-related soiling and staining; iissue guard on frontispiece; 287 clean, unmarked pages. sketches of certain dames and daughters of the young republic are designed to show the varying types of character and conditions of society that governed life in America more than two centuries ago. Includes eight full-page, black and white illustrations by Henry (Harry) Alexander Ogden (1856-1936), an American illustrator particularly focused on historical and military subjects. The women featured here are: Dorothea Payne Madison, wife of James Madison; Sarah Jay, wife of John Jay; Theodosia Burr, wife of Aaron Burr; Elizabeth Patterson, wife of Prince Jerome Bonaparte; Martha Jefferson, daughter of Thomas Jefferson; Rachel Jackson, wife of Andrew Jackson; Dorothy Hancock, wife of John Hancock; and Emily Marshall
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""Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic"" is a historical non-fiction book written by Geraldine Brooks. The book explores the lives of women during the early years of America's founding, focusing on the period between 1776 and 1826. Brooks delves into the lives of notable women of the time, including Abigail Adams, Dolley Madison, and Mercy Otis Warren, and examines how they influenced the development of the new nation. The book also explores the experiences of ordinary women during this time period, including their roles in the home, their participation in the Revolutionary War, and their struggles for political and social rights. Through meticulous research and engaging storytelling, Brooks provides a fascinating glimpse into the lives of women during the early years of America's history.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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