Women in George Washington's World (Lewis Charlene M. Boyer)(Pevná vazba)

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George Washington lived in an age of revolutions, during which he faced political upheaval, war, economic change, and social shifts. These revolutions affected American women in profound ways, and the women Washington knew--personally, professionally, and politically--lived lives that reveal these multifaceted transformations. Although Washington often operated in male-dominated arenas, he participated in complex and meaningful relationships with women from across society.A lively and accessibly written volume, Women in George Washington's World highlights some of the women--Black and white, free and enslaved--whom Washington knew. Women who admired and memorialized him, women who provided him love and solace, women who frustrated him, and women who worked for or against him--all of these women are chronicled through their own experiences and identities. The essays,