Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves by Marie Jenkins Schwartz

Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves

Behind every great man stands a great woman. And behind that great woman stands a slave. Or so it was in the households of the Founding Fathers from Virginia where slaves worked and suffered throughout the domestic environments of the era, from Mount Vernon, Monticello, and Montpelier to the nation’s capital. American icons like Martha Washington, Martha Jefferson, and Dol...

Title:Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves
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ISBN:022614755X
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:416 pages

Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves Reviews

  • Theresa
    Jun 13, 2017

    A first rate work of history. Highly recommend.

  • Bonita M. Felice
    Jun 26, 2017

    Ms. Schwartz certainly did her homework on this book. I enjoyed the book and appreciated her thoroughness. My only criticism would be is that some stories or circumstances were repeated too many times.

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