Civil War Wives by Carol Berkin audiobook

Civil War Wives: The Lives & Times of Angelina Grimke Weld, Varina Howell Davis & Julia Dent Grant

By Carol Berkin
Read by Donna Postel

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200427857

  • ISBN: 9798200427840

  • ISBN: 9798200427864

Runtime: 14.80 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/History
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

In these moving stories of Angelina Grimké Weld, wife of abolitionist Theodore Weld, Varina Howell Davis, wife of Confederate president Jefferson Davis, and Julia Dent Grant, wife of Ulysses S. Grant, Carol Berkin reveals how women understood the cataclysmic events of their day. Their stories, taken together, help reconstruct the era of the Civil War with a greater depth and complexity by adding women's experiences and voices to their male counterparts.

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Author Bio: Carol Berkin

Author Bio: Carol Berkin

Carol Berkin received her bachelor’s degree from Barnard College and her doctorate degree from Columbia University. She taught at Baruch College from 1972 to 2008 and has taught at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York since 1983. Her books include Civil War Wives, Revolutionary Mothers: Women in the Struggle for America’s Independence, A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution, Jonathan Sewall: Odyssey of an American Loyalist, and First Generations: Women in Colonial America. She divides her time between New York City and Guilford, Connecticut.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 14.80
Audience: Adult
Language: English