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Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte : An American Aristocrat in the Early Republic.

Author/Creator:
Boyer Lewis, Charlene M.
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012.
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Book
1 online resource (289 pages)
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Subjects:
Bonaparte, Elizabeth Patterson, -- 1785-1879 -- Family.
Bonaparte, Elizabeth Patterson, -- 1785-1879 -- Influence.
Bonaparte family.
Aristocracy (Social class) -- Maryland -- Baltimore -- Biography.
United States -- Civilization -- 1783-1865.
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Electronic books.
Summary:
Appraising Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte's many identities--celebrity, aristocrat, independent woman, mother--Charlene M. Boyer Lewis is able to show how Madame Bonaparte, as she was known, exercised extraordinary social power at the center of the changing transatlantic world.
Contents:
Cover
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication Page
Table of Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1. "Nature Never Intended Me for Obscurity": The Celebrity
Chapter 2. "The Duchess of Baltimore": The Aristocrat
Chapter 3. "A Modern Philosophe": The In dependent Woman
Chapter 4. "Happiness for a Woman": The Femme d'Esprit
Chapter 5. "So Much Agitated About This Child's Destiny": The Mother and Daughter
Epilogue: "She Belongs to History"
Notes
Index
Acknowledgments.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Other format:
Print version: Boyer Lewis, Charlene M. Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte
ISBN:
9780812206531
9780812244304
OCLC:
824522191