Presidents" wives reassessing the office of First Lady by Robert P. Watson

Cover of: Presidents

Published by L. Rienner in Boulder .

Written in English

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Presidents" spouses -- United States -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-249) and index.

Book details

StatementRobert P. Watson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE176.2 .W37 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 261 p. :
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL39048M
ISBN 101555878601
LC Control Number99027842

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