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|
|Number of Pages||:||416 pages|
Ties That Bound: Founding First Ladies and Slaves Reviews
A first rate work of history. Highly recommend.
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.