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Affairs of state : the untold history of presidential love, sex, and scandal, 1789-1900 /
Robert P. Watson.
imprint
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
description
vii, 491 p.
ISBN
1442218347 (cloth : alk. paper), 1442218363 (electronic), 9781442218345 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781442218369 (electronic)
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imprint
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2012.
isbn
1442218347 (cloth : alk. paper)
1442218363 (electronic)
9781442218345 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781442218369 (electronic)
contents note
Introduction: They don't teach this stuff in school -- Say it isn't so! -- Presidential peccadilloes -- Ten stories of presidential love, sex, and scandal -- "I profess myself a votary to love" -- "Domestic felicity" -- Slave owner and slave lover -- "A petticoat affair" -- A near miss -- "The Siamese Twins" -- "I can never be satisfied" -- An unlikely union -- Full house -- Beloved goddaughter -- Conclusion: What happens in the Lincoln Bedroom -- Fatal attraction -- Making sense of presidential nonsense.
catalogue key
8682697
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 461-469) and index.

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