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Founding Friendships: Friendships Between Men and Women in the Early American Republic

ISBN : 9780199376179

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¥5,687
Author: 
Cassandra A. Good
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 241 mm
Pub date
Feb 2015
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American popular culture is filled with movies, books, and articles asking whether friendships between men and women are possible. In Founding Friendships, Cassandra Good demonstrates that this is hardly a new issue; indeed, many of the nation's founding fathers had female friends. Elite men and women over two hundred years ago formed loving, politically significant friendships. Abigail Adams called her friend Thomas Jefferson

Index: 

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Three Stories of Friendship
2. Reading Friendship
3. Friends and Lovers
4. Propriety, Positioning, and the Public Face of Friendship
5. Friendly Letters
6. The Gifts of Friendship
7. The Power of Friendship
Afterword
Notes
Bibliography
Index

About the author: 

Cassandra Good is the assistant editor of the Papers of James Monroe at the University of Mary Washington.

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