First ladies: a biographical dictionary

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Facts on File,
Pub. Date:
[2001]
Language:
English
Description
First Ladies covers all the women who have held this esteemed ""office"" since the founding of the United States, including current First Lady Laura Bush. An in-depth introductory essay traces the history of the first lady, including changes in the idea of what a president's wife should do and be, and how those perceptions have been affected by society's changing ideas about women and by the first ladies' varying degrees of interest in developing and wielding influence on a national scale. The book also offers intriguing vital statistics, such as presidents who had no wives during their presidencies, wives who devoted themselves to purely domestic duties, and wives who died during their husbands' terms in office. Appendixes listing White House hostesses, first lady ""firsts,"" and first ladies' reflections; a general bibliography; and an index round out this comprehensive survey of these important women. Arranged chronologically by term of presidency, each biographical entry includes: A detailed biography with an emphasis on life during the presidency; A chronology; Suggestions for further reading about that first lady.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780816041954
9780816041961
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 4c9cccac-b183-e83e-7da8-25bb26984915
Grouping Title first ladies a biographical dictionary
Grouping Author schneider dorothy
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-01-05 09:56:06AM
Last Indexed 2019-03-21 05:02:02AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Schneider, Carl J.
author Schneider, Dorothy.
author2-role Schneider, Carl J.
author_display Schneider, Dorothy
available_at_rampart Woodland Park Public Library
detailed_location_rampart RLD Woodland Park Reference
display_description
format_category_rampart Books
format_rampart Book
id 4c9cccac-b183-e83e-7da8-25bb26984915
isbn 9780816041954, 9780816041961
item_details ils:.b40952605|.i80579188|RLD Woodland Park Reference|R 973.099 Sch|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||rlwrf||
itype_rampart Reference
last_indexed 2019-03-21T11:02:02.298Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_rampart R 973.099 Sch
owning_library_rampart Rampart Library District
owning_location_rampart Woodland Park Public Library
primary_isbn 9780816041954
publishDate 2001
record_details ils:.b40952605|Book|Books||English|Facts on File,|[2001]|x, 406 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_rampart
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:.b40952605 .i80579188 On Shelf On Shelf false true false false false true
series Facts on File library of American history
series_with_volume Facts on File library of American history|
subject_facet Biographies, Dictionaries, Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography -- Dictionaries
title_display First ladies : a biographical dictionary
title_full First ladies : a biographical dictionary / Dorothy Schneider, Carl J. Schneider
title_short First ladies :
title_sub a biographical dictionary
topic_facet Presidents' spouses