Founding Mothers

Author : Cokie Roberts
ISBN : 0061867462
Genre : Social Science
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Cokie Roberts's number one New York Times bestseller, We Are Our Mothers' Daughters, examined the nature of women's roles throughout history and led USA Today to praise her as a "custodian of time-honored values." Her second bestseller, From This Day Forward, written with her husband, Steve Roberts, described American marriages throughout history, including the romance of John and Abigail Adams. Now Roberts returns with Founding Mothers, an intimate and illuminating look at the fervently patriotic and passionate women whose tireless pursuits on behalf of their families -- and their country -- proved just as crucial to the forging of a new nation as the rebellion that established it. While much has been written about the men who signed the Declaration of Independence, battled the British, and framed the Constitution, the wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters they left behind have been little noticed by history. Roberts brings us the women who fought the Revolution as valiantly as the men, often defending their very doorsteps. While the men went off to war or to Congress, the women managed their businesses, raised their children, provided them with political advice, and made it possible for the men to do what they did. The behind-the-scenes influence of these women -- and their sometimes very public activities -- was intelligent and pervasive. Drawing upon personal correspondence, private journals, and even favored recipes, Roberts reveals the often surprising stories of these fascinating women, bringing to life the everyday trials and extraordinary triumphs of individuals like Abigail Adams, Mercy Otis Warren, Deborah Read Franklin, Eliza Pinckney, Catherine Littlefield Green, Esther DeBerdt Reed, and Martha Washington -- proving that without our exemplary women, the new country might never have survived. Social history at its best, Founding Mothers unveils the drive, determination, creative insight, and passion of the other patriots, the women who raised our nation. Roberts proves beyond a doubt that like every generation of American women that has followed, the founding mothers used the unique gifts of their gender -- courage, pluck, sadness, joy, energy, grace, sensitivity, and humor -- to do what women do best, put one foot in front of the other in remarkable circumstances and carry on.
Category: Social Science

Kommunikationsmanagement Im Wandel

Author : Miriam Meckel
ISBN : 9783834997722
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 26.44 MB
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Repräsentative Forschungsarbeiten des =mcminstitute aus Anlass des 10jährigen Bestehens des Instituts für Medien- und Kommunikationsmanagement der Universität St. Gallen. Ehemalige und derzeitige Professoren und Projektleiter nehmen Stellung zu den Schwerpunkten: das digitale Medium, Medienwirtschaft, Kommunikationsmanagement sowie Medien für die Kommunikation.
Category: Business & Economics

From This Day Forward

Author : Cokie Roberts
ISBN : 0786225750
Genre : History
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Drawing on their reminiscenes from their own thirty-three-year union, two journalists shed new light on the institution of marriage, discussing the strengths and weaknesses of marriage in America.
Category: History

Petticoats And Pinstripes Portraits Of Women In Wall Street S History

Author : Sheri J. Caplan
ISBN : 9781440802669
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 27.44 MB
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This fascinating work presents biographical essays about women from the colonial period to modern times, chronicling the previously untold story of the female financial experience in the United States. • Explores the female financial experience in the United States from the colonial period to modern times • Presents the history of women on Wall Street by placing personalities in the context of both Wall Street's development and prevailing political and cultural times • Identifies common themes and issues confronted by women in finance • Provides two quick-reference appendices, one describing the significance of particular women and a second that provides a chronology of milestones
Category: Business & Economics

The Brave Women And Children Of The American Revolution

Author : John Micklos, Jr.
ISBN : 0766030199
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 67.60 MB
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"Learn how the women and children kept life going, spied, and fought in the Revolutionary War"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Courageous Children And Women Of The American Revolution

Author : John Micklos, Jr.
ISBN : 9780766041318
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 46.51 MB
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"Discusses the lives and roles of children and women during the American Revolution, including life and work on the home front, women nurses and soldiers, and children spying and fighting in the war"--Provided by publisher.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Commercial Providence

Author : Patrick Mendis
ISBN : 9780761852452
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 71.7 MB
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What is behind the success of America? Does America manifest its destiny by other means? Author Patrick Mendis explores unseen forces that have guided America to global dominance. He details how the creation of Madison's 'Universal Empire' through Hamilton's 'Federalism' realizes Jefferson's 'Empire of Liberty.' The author then unveils America's Masonic endgame of universal brotherhood: E Pluribus Unum.
Category: Political Science