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  • Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

    By Nancy Isenberg

    Our Price: $9.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143113713
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: April 2008
    Fallen Founder plumbs rare & obscure sources to shed new light on everyone's favorite founding villain. The Aaron Burr in Nancy Isenberg's superb and controversial, meticulous biography is a feminist, an Enlightenment figure on par with Thomas Jefferson, a patriot, and - more importantly - a man with powerful enemies in an age of vitriolic political fighting. Revealing the gritty 'real politics' of eighteenth-century America, Isenberg offers authoritative restorationof a figure who ran afoul of history, as well as a much-needed antidote to the hagiography of the revolutionary era. With black-and-white illustrations and maps throughout. 560p.
  • Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr

    By Nancy Isenberg

    Our Price: $10.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780670063529
    • Publisher: Viking
    • Published: 2007
    The romanticism of history has often set Aaron Burr as the American Revolution's villian, betrayer to Alexander Hamilton and the ideals of our founding fathers. But the belief that Burr is a political enemy during his lifetime underlies his importance in his role as a voice of dissent and patriot to the Revolutionary War. Nancy Isenberg recasts the reputation of Burr as a hero to the nation, Enlightenment figure, and feminist advocate in a painstakingly researched biography that recognizes his role as an American Founding Father.
  • Madison and Jefferson

    By Andrew Burstein

    Our Price: $24.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812979008
    • Publisher: Random House
    • Published: January 2013
  • Mortal Remains: Death in Early America

    By Nancy Isenberg

    Our Price: $26.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780812218237
    • Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
    • Published: October 2002
  • Sex and Citizenship In Antebellum Americ

    By Nancy Isenberg

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780807847466
    • Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
    • Published: December 1998
    With this book, Nancy Isenberg illuminates the origins of the women's rights movement. Rather than herald the singular achievements of the 1848 Seneca Falls convention, she examines the confluence of events and ideas?before and after 1848?that, in her view, marked the real birth of feminism. Drawing on a wide range of sources, she demonstrates that women's rights activists of the antebellum era crafted a coherent feminist critique of church, state, and family. In addition, Isenberg shows, they developed a rich theoretical tradition that influenced not only subsequent strains of feminist thought but also ideas about the nature of citizenship and rights more generally.By focusing on rights discourse and political theory, Isenberg moves beyond a narrow focus on suffrage. Democracy was in the process of being redefined in antebellum America by controversies over such volatile topics as fugitive slave laws, temperance, Sabbath laws, capital punishment, prostitution, the Mexican War, married women's property rights, and labor reform?all of which raised significant legal and constitutional questions. These pressing concerns, debated in women's rights conventions and the popular press, were inseparable from the gendered meaning of nineteenth-century citizenship.
  • The Problem of Democracy: The Presidents Adams Confront the Cult of Personality

    By Nancy Isenberg

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780525557500
    • Publisher: Viking
    • Published: April 2019
  • White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

    By Nancy Isenberg

    Our Price: $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143129677
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: April 2017

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