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Catharine Macaulay and Mercy Otis Warren The Revolutionary Atlantic and the Politics of Gender by Kate Davies

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


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Number of Pages336
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Open LibraryOL7405030M
ISBN 100199281106
ISBN 109780199281107

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  By the end of , Catharine Macaulay had met Benjamin Rush, Arthur Lee, Richard Marchant, and Benjamin Franklin, and had corresponded with John Dickinson, James Otis, Jr., John Adams, William Livingston, Richard Henry Lee, Abigail Adams, Ezra Stiles, Mercy Otis Warren, and Samuel Adams. The number of Americans that Macaulay had met was Author: Bob Ruppert.   Kate Davies's book offers a much-needed analysis of the lives and careers of the two most eminent women historians of their time, Catherine Macaulay and Mercy Otis Warren. Macaulay, of course, was the author of a multivolume history of England that celebrated the Whig ascendancy and lambasted corruption in both the Crown and : Rosemarie Zagarri.   [3] “Mercy Otis Warren to Catharine Macaulay, 18 December ,” in Mercy Otis Warren: Selected Letters (Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press, ), [4] “Catharine Macaulay Graham to Mercy Warren, 29 October ,” in The Warren-Adams Letters, 2: Author: Bob Ruppert. Catharine Macaulay and Mercy Otis Warren: The Revolutionary Atlantic and the Politics of Gender. By Kate Davies. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. $ Reviewed by Jason Shaffer, United States Naval Academy I n , a Boston publisher issued Sans Souci, alias, Free and Easy, a three-act.

  Catharine Macaulay and Mercy Otis Warren are best known as historians, but this article argues for the importance of their letters and suggests a way of reading their correspondence in terms of the distinction Jürgen Habermas makes between literary and political public spheres in his Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere. The author Cited by: 2. Book Description: This volume gathers more than one hundred letters-most of them previously unpublished-written by Mercy Otis Warren (). Abigail and John Adams, and Catharine Macaulay. Until now, Warren's letters have been published sporadically, in small numbers, and mainly to help complete the collected correspondence of some of. [9] Davies, Kate, Catharine Macaulay and Mercy Otis Warren, , p. [10] To George Washington from Catherine Sawbridge Macaulay Graham, 30 October , in Founders Online, National Archives. Geiger, Marianne B., , Mercy Otis Warren and Catharine Macaulay: Historians in the Transatlantic Republican Tradition, Ph.D. Dissertation, New York University. Green, Karen, , “Will the Real Enlightenment Historian Please Stand Up?

Macaulay visited James Otis and his sister Mercy Otis Warren. Mercy wrote afterwards that Macaulay was "a lady whose Resources of knowledge seem to be almost inexhaustible" and wrote to John Adams that she was "a Lady of most Extraordinary talent, a Commanding Genius and Brilliance of thought". [54]Resting place: All Saints Church, . "Catharine Macaulay and Mercy Otis Warren were radical friends in a revolutionary age. They produced definitive histories of the English Civil War and the American Revolution, attacked the British government and the United States federal constitution, and instigated a debate on women's rights which inspired Mary Wollstonecraft, Judith Sargent Murray, and other feminists. Kate Davies also drew on the new Macaulay papers for her fine book, Catharine Macaulay and Mercy Otis Warren: The Revolutionary Atlantic and the Politics of Gender, Oxford, Oxford UP, See Bridget Hill, The Republican Virago: The Life and Times of Catharine Macaulay, Historian, Oxford, Clarendon, 7 Mary Hays, Female by: 2. This collection consists of the papers of Mercy Otis Warren (), author and patriot from Massachusetts. Also included in the collection are her son Winslow Warren's letters and journals, Biographical Sketch. Mercy Otis Warren, author, historian, and patriot, was born in Barnstable, Mass., on Septem