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Jefferson"s daughters

Catherine Kerrison

Jefferson"s daughters

three sisters, white and black, in a young America

by Catherine Kerrison

  • 137 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Family,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-350) and index.

    StatementCatherine Kerrison
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE332.25 .K47 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 425 pages
    Number of Pages425
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26940127M
    ISBN 101101886242
    ISBN 109781101886243
    LC Control Number2017043540
    OCLC/WorldCa982564787

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The New York Times Book Review Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings. Although the three women shared a father, the similarities end there. Martha and Maria received a fine convent school education while they lived with their father during his.

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But as Villanova University historian Catherine Kerrison recounts in the absorbing and affecting Jefferson’s Daughters: Three Sisters, White and Black, in Author: Barbara Spindel. “Jefferson’s Daughters” is a richly textured and satisfying book, but there is unavoidable frustration in the author’s many caveats – that Maria “may have” done this or that Harriet Author: Mary Ann Gwinn.

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Jefferson married a young widow, Martha Wayles Skelton, inand eventually had six. this book reads like a novel but teaches us so much about each of the three daughters. and about the era, jefferson in paris and at Monticello, about slavery and day to day life, and about the daughter Harriet who passed over into white culture and out of Jefferson history.

America's First Daughter: A Novel out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 59 reviews. More than 1 year ago. Couldn't put it down, hated for it to end. This novel made the venerable Thomas Jefferson a real man of flesh, bone, strength, and weaknesses.

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Stephanie Dray's book America's First Daughter is a book about freedom, slavery, and the lack of women's rights. Martha "Patsy" Jefferson Randolph, the eldest daughter of Thomas Jefferson, tells her story from age 10 when her mother dies until after the death of her father/5.

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To a nuanced study of Jefferson's two white daughters, Martha and Maria, [Kerrison] innovatively adds a discussion of his only enslaved daughter, Harriet Hemings."— The New York Times Book Review Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings.

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Jefferson's Daughters Three Sisters, White and Black, in A Young America (Book): Kerrison, Catherine: "Thomas Jefferson had three daughters: Martha and Maria by his wife, Martha Wayles Jefferson, and Harriet by his slave Sally Hemings.

In Jefferson's Daughters, Catherine Kerrison, a scholar of early American and womens history, recounts the remarkable journey of these three .