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Interviewee

Woody Holton

Title of Publication Discussed

Abigail Adams

Department

History

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

Dr. Woody Holton, Associate Professor of History and American Studies, discusses his book, Abigail Adams, an engaging biography that reinterprets Mrs. Adam’s life story and reexamines women’s roles in the creation of the republic. Published by Simon and Schuster in November 2009, “Abigail Adams” was a “New York Times Book Review” Editor’s Choice and is one of three winners of the 2010 Bancroft Prize, considered among the most prestigious awards in the field of American history writing.

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