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A perfect union : Dolley Madison and the creation of the American nation / Catherine Allgor.

Author/Creator:
Allgor, Catherine, 1958-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Henry Holt & Co., 2006.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 493 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849.
Madison, Dolley, 1768-1849 -- Political and social views.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820.
Contents:
A note on names
Prologue
1. Mrs. Madison goes to Washington
2. Meeting Madison
3. Lady about town
4. Social work
5. The merry affair
6. Portrait of a lady
7. Sex, lies, and the election of 1808
8. Lady presidentess
9. Presiding genius
10. "The great centre of attraction"
11. Family matters
12. The Republican Queen
13. Affairs to remember
14. "Mr. Madison's war"
15. Potomac phoenix
16. To home and history
17. Legacies
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [409]-470) and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Includes information on projects of Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
Athenaeum copy: Library's copy signed by the author.
ISBN:
0805073272
OCLC:
62290612
Publisher Number:
9780805073270
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