Abigail adams, 1947, janet whitney, vintage book, biography randomgoodsbookroom 5 out of 5 stars (553) $ 4500 favorite add to see similar items abigail adams wood sign, history teacher gift, history gift, founding mothers, first lady, founding fathers, remember the ladies, feminist. Abigail adams' rise from parson's daughter to first lady and the tumultuous events of the american revolution are chronicled through extensive use of her letters this epistolic history affords the reader a fascinating insiders' view of her vital role in these seminal events and her close. Sadly, however, “abigail adams” by janet whitney is far from being a biography of her life janet whitney arranges her material in chronological presentation she starts from how abigail adams and john adams fell in love and got married. As abigail adams furthers, abigail’s life is presented in depth whitney provides an exploration of her journey in europe before she goes back to new york, and then to philadelphia where she spent her last winter.
Abigail adams by whitney, janet condition: very good in very good- dust jacket $ 1465. All orders shipped to destinations within the united states will ship free of charge per standard usps mail typical delivery times are between 5 and 14 business days. Whitney, janet (1947) abigail adams boston : little, brown mla citation whitney, janet abigail adams little, brown boston 1947 australian/harvard citation request this item to view in the library's reading rooms using your library card to learn more about how to request items watch this short online video details collect from.
Librarything review user review - empress8411 - librarything this is one of the best biographies of abigail adams you will find full of rich detail and personal quotes, whitney takes the reader into the life of this remarkable woman and the world she lived in. Abigail adams (voice) arthur christmas (2011) north pole computer (voice) the details (2011) lila morning kate whitney primal fear (1996) janet venable congo (1995) dr karen ross law & order (tv series 1994) martha bowen (1 episode, 1994) a simple twist of fate. Search: adams, abigail, suggested topics within your search presidents' spouses 10 history 6 presidents 4 women 3 biography 2 american letters 1 more couples 1 description and travel 1 love-letters 1. Elizabeth fry : quaker heroine by whitney, janet and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom.
Janet whitney has, in this portrait, written a book with far more general appeal than her recent biography of john woolman, american quaker, using the original letters of abigail and john adams as her main source of information. Quotations from the adams papers are from the microfilm edition, by permission of the massachusetts historical society for further reading: john adams , by page smith (doubleday, 1962, 2 vols) abigail adams , by janet whitney (little, brown, 1947. I just finished a 1937 edition of janet whitney's book, abigail adams from what i understand janet was a early woman's libber from what i understand janet was a early woman's libber you cannot detect that by reading the book. People abigail adams was the wife of john adams, the first vice president, and second president, of the united states, and the mother of john quincy adams, the sixth president she is now designated the first second lady and second first lady of the united states, although these titles were not in use at the time.
Janet whitney, author of the journal of john woolman, on librarything janet whitney, author of the journal of john woolman, on librarything librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers home groups talk zeitgeist abigail adams (9) abolition (2) american (3). One of these women is abigail adams, the only woman so far to be both wife and mother of a president sadly, however, “abigail adams” by janet whitney is far from being a biography of her life janet whitney arranges her material in chronological presentation. Among the many biographies of abigail adams and her family are janet whitney, abigail adams (1947) charles w akers, abigail adams, an american woman (1980) phyllis lee levin, abigail adams (1987) and paul c nagel, the adams women: abigail and louisa adams, their sisters and daughters (1987.
Biographies akers, charles w abigail adams: an american woman boston: little, brown, 1980 although a small and informational work, this biography provides necessary, new and good information on abigail adams and her public role as first lady, and how the public and press responded to her. Among biographies of adams's parents are david mccullough, john adams (2001) and janet whitney, abigail adams (1949) henry adams, the education of henry adams (1919), contains memories of his grandfather. Abigail adams: a biography by janet whitney abigail adams was the daughter of a country parson, a lively, brilliant girl of eighteen when she met the fiery young lawyer, john adams immediately attracted to the best educated woman he had ever met, john did not scorn to share with her a man's world. Abigail adams request an image first edition 1947 boston by whitney, janet boston: little, brown & co, 1947 very good first edition very good rubbed on the edges of the spine and the edges please note: this book has been transferred to between the covers from another database and might not be described to our usual standards.
[janet whitney] -- this volume is a biography of abigail adams (1744-1818), the wife of john adams, the second president of the united states, and the mother of john quincy adams, the sixth president of the us. Whitney, janet 1894-1974 overview this volume is a biography of abigail adams (1744-1818), the wife of john adams, the second president of the united states, and the mother of john quincy adams, the sixth president of the us adams's life is one of the most documented of the first ladies -- she is remembered for the many letters she. Essay on “abigail adams” by janet whitney about woman with extraordinary character that pursued the history of this world one of these women is abigail adams, the only woman so far to be both wife and mother of a president.