The Resource James & Dolley Madison : America's first power couple, Bruce Chadwick

James & Dolley Madison : America's first power couple, Bruce Chadwick

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James & Dolley Madison : America's first power couple
Title
James & Dolley Madison
Title remainder
America's first power couple
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Chadwick
Title variation
James and Dolley Madison
Title variation remainder
America's first power couple
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Language
eng
Summary
"Using newly uncovered troves of letters at the University of Virginia, Chadwick has been able to reconstruct the details of the Madisons' personal and political lives. Based on this archive, the author argues that our fourth president--the architect of the Constitution--owed much of his success to the political savvy of his wife. And Dolley, through her many social skills, created the dynamic role of First Lady that we know today"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.5/1092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E342
LC item number
.C47 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
James & Dolley Madison : America's first power couple, Bruce Chadwick
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-427) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Saving George Washington in a city on fire -- Opposites attract : the unlikely meeting of James Madison and Dolley Todd -- The happy groom retires from public life -- Return to Montpelier, 1796 -- Montpelier to Washington, DC : the making of a public man -- A new world : the Madisons arrive in Washington -- The Madisons as social lions -- The Louisiana Purchase : America becomes a giant -- The veteran Secretary of State -- The battles with Britain -- Mister President -- A new administration and a new couple -- The never-ending dispute with Great Britain -- The ever-changing America -- War looms everywhere over America -- The first days of the War of 1812 -- The war years : Dolley -- The early years of the war -- War : land and sea -- The Montpelier of the president : the summer White House -- Into the war's stretch -- Home to Montpelier : retirement -- A new life amid the forests -- Payne Todd : "The serpent in the garden of Eden" -- The Madisons : slavery and stormy years -- Dolley : triumph, tragedy, and history
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ocn842880703
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
450 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781616148355
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013036222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)842880703

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