By Worth Mathewson,David Hagerbaumer
By Susan Swain,Richard Norton Smith
C-SPAN's year-long background sequence, "First women: impact and Image," aired in 2013 and 2014 and was once dedicated to revealing the personal lives and public activities of forty three iconic American women.
First Ladies captures the spirit of this designated sequence via assembling its notable choice of modern first women historians into booklet shape. Their unique interviews, condensed into an essay approximately every one first woman, create intimate photos of those girls, their lives, goals, and their particular partnerships with their presidential spouses. Susan Swain and the C-SPAN staff elicit the main points that made those girls who they have been. you will learn how Martha Washington deliberately set the factors by means of first women for the subsequent century; how Lucretia Garfield calmed the kingdom within the wake of her husband's capturing simply 4 months into his presidency; and the way Mamie Eisenhower harnessed the arrival of tv to enhance her and her husband's optimistic public images.
First Ladies informs its readers in fascinating methods approximately America's such a lot recognized first girls, resembling Martha Washington, Abigail Adams, Mary Todd Lincoln, Eleanor Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy, Nancy Reagan, and Michelle Obama. but, a few of its best possible gem stones are inside the lives of first girls whose tales were misplaced to the pages of historical past or overshadowed via their strong presidential partnersLouisa Catherine Adams, Jane Pierce, Sarah Polk, Frances Cleveland, and Edith Wilson. what's eventually unraveled within the publication is the untold half the tale: how American girls lived, labored, and thrived over two hundred+ years of history.
The function of first girls in our political tradition has lengthy been a subject matter of vigorous debate. This publication presents an intimate old examine the attention-grabbing girls who endured within the glare that's the White residence, assisting their households and recognized husbands and occasionally altering background. you can find it illuminating, exciting, and eventually inspiring.
Illustrated, and together with either the elemental biographical details and a wealthy examine the general public and internal lives of the 1st girls, this publication is a source, a desirable learn, and a stunning gift.
By Peter Rowland
The bowerbirds are restrained to Australia and New Guinea and, a result of trouble in having access to convinced parts in their distribution, the examine in their behavior has been tough. The 20 present species are nearly both divided among the 2 areas, with 8 species endemic to Australia, 10 to New Guinea and species happening in either.
Bowerbirds condenses released wisdom right into a layout that may swimsuit ordinary background fanatics at any point. whereas the emphasis is on Australian family members, with precise bills on all of the 10 species, the hot Guinea representatives are mentioned commonly chapters and are integrated in a supplemental part that covers key parts corresponding to breeding, identity and distribution.
This ebook additionally comprises greater than 50 illustrations, together with color images of every Australian species, their bowers, monitors and distributional maps.
By Valerie M. Thom
By Jessica Rosado-Pagan
By Roswitha Gruber
Roswitha Gruber widmet sich der Schilderung starker Frauen mit außergewöhnlichen Lebensgeschichten. Für jeden ihrer Romane recherchiert sie dafür ausführlich und nähert sich in langen, intensiven Gesprächen dem Schicksal ihrer Protagonistinnen an. Roswitha Gruber lebt und arbeitet in Reit im Winkl.
By Malika Ndlovu
By Marcia 'Clementine' Manis
By Teresa Matvejs
Rose has one ardour: the circus. She enjoys dwelling communally together with her nuclear family of clowns, acrobats and proficient animals reminiscent of unsolicited mail the Monkey, Hoover the Pig and Bullets the Parrot. A mom of 5 and caretaker of a senile husband, Rose dreads the assumption of residing within the outdoors global, even if the large most sensible starts off to disintegrate round her.
Seeking to flee from her struggles with a cruel boss, Rose enters a fable international, pining for her mystery love and writing approximately her adventures and her neighbors’ antics from at any place her caravan is parked for the night.
A substantial typhoon brings approximately switch that Rose must muster the braveness to undergo. Can Rose continue to exist with no the circus? Can the circus continue to exist with out her?
By Évelyne Morin-Rotureau,Collectif
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