Margaret Kappanadze

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Mayflower Lives: Pilgrims in a New World and the Early American Experience

This accessible book, among several that have demythologized Mayflower history, will appeal to readers at all levels.

The Widow Washington: The Life of Mary Washington

All readers will value this vivid account that corrects Mary’s record and reveals the dilemmas and distorted sensibility of Virginian slave-holding white women, along with the devastation caused by the Revolutionary War

Revolutionary: George Washington at War

O'Connell debunks myths and explains motives, shortcomings, and misperceptions in this historical saga that will engage both general and academic readers.

The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality

Committed general and academic readers will benefit from taking in this well-written and -researched study in its entirety, partly for setting the Adams' legacy straight, and additionally for the implications the story has on modern politics.
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Moms in Chief: The Rhetoric of Republican Motherhood and the Spouses of Presidential Nominees, 1992–2016

This insightful book should spark continued discussion regarding gender roles, contemporary women's multifarious personae, and their acceptance as professionals and independent political actors.
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Mr. President, How Long Must We Wait? Alice Paul, Woodrow Wilson, and the Fight for the Right To Vote

General readers will appreciate this treatment of the efforts of Paul, a heroine of the women's rights movement.
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Household Gods: The Religious Lives of the Adams Family

This concise, well-written history helps address the role that Protestant Christianity played in guiding and shaping the Adams family and the country they served.
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Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better

Recommended for philanthropists, nonprofit leaders, policymakers, and anyone interested in political science, economics, and philosophy.
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American Dialogue: The Founding Fathers and Us

Ellis's compelling historical examples and astute analysis will raise questions and ignite debate. This work should be read by academics and general readers alike. [See Prepub Alert, 4/23/18.]

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