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The Resource The Breckinridges of Kentucky, James C. Klotter

The Breckinridges of Kentucky, James C. Klotter

Label
The Breckinridges of Kentucky
Title
The Breckinridges of Kentucky
Statement of responsibility
James C. Klotter
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Across more than six generations -- beginning before the Revolutionary War -- the Breckinridge family has produced a series of notable leaders. These often controversial men and women included a presidential candidate, a U.S. vice president, cabinet members, generals, women's rights advocates, congressmen, editors, reformers, authors, and church leaders. Along with success, the Breckinridges, like other Americans, faced hardship and war, contended with race, lived through difficult family situations -- including a sex scandal -- and encountered personal and political failure. An articulate, op
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Klotter, James C
Dewey number
929.20973
Index
no index present
LC call number
F450
LC item number
.K55
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Breckinridge family
  • Kentucky
  • Breckinridge family
  • REFERENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Kentucky
Label
The Breckinridges of Kentucky, James C. Klotter
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Cast of Characters; ONE: JOHN BRECKINRIDGE, 1760-1806; 1. Americans; 2. Kentuckians; 3. Politician and Parent; TWO: ROBERT J. BRECKINRIDGE, 1800-1871; 4. The Jaws of Death; 5. It Is a Great Thing to Be a Kentuckian; 6. Ultimate Rather than Present Glory; 7. The Last, Cruel Decade; THREE: JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE, 1821-1875; 8. A Son of Fortune, Destined to Rise; 9. A Lucky Steed Falters; 10. Mount and Away; FOUR: W.C.P. BRECKINRIDGE, 1837-1904; 11. The Ready Kindling of the Spirit
  • 12. A Man of Passion13. Rising Suns and Lengthening Shadows; FIVE: SOPHONISBA and DESHA BRECKINRIDGE, 1866-1948; 14. Nisba; 15. The Patrician as Progressive; 16. The Transformation of Desha Breckinridge; SIX: MARY and JOHN B. BRECKINRIDGE, 1881-1979; 17. The Last Pioneer; 18. Midwifery in the Mountains; 19. A White Knight Riding Alone; 20. In Pursuit of the Horizon; SEVEN: THE FAMILY, 1728-1981; 21. Dreams and Realities; APPENDIXES; 1. Breckinridge Longevity and Child-Bearing; 2. Abbreviated Breckinridge Genealogy; Notes; Bibliographical Note; Index
Control code
900344800
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (414 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157108
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bdb6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344800
Label
The Breckinridges of Kentucky, James C. Klotter
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgments; Cast of Characters; ONE: JOHN BRECKINRIDGE, 1760-1806; 1. Americans; 2. Kentuckians; 3. Politician and Parent; TWO: ROBERT J. BRECKINRIDGE, 1800-1871; 4. The Jaws of Death; 5. It Is a Great Thing to Be a Kentuckian; 6. Ultimate Rather than Present Glory; 7. The Last, Cruel Decade; THREE: JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE, 1821-1875; 8. A Son of Fortune, Destined to Rise; 9. A Lucky Steed Falters; 10. Mount and Away; FOUR: W.C.P. BRECKINRIDGE, 1837-1904; 11. The Ready Kindling of the Spirit
  • 12. A Man of Passion13. Rising Suns and Lengthening Shadows; FIVE: SOPHONISBA and DESHA BRECKINRIDGE, 1866-1948; 14. Nisba; 15. The Patrician as Progressive; 16. The Transformation of Desha Breckinridge; SIX: MARY and JOHN B. BRECKINRIDGE, 1881-1979; 17. The Last Pioneer; 18. Midwifery in the Mountains; 19. A White Knight Riding Alone; 20. In Pursuit of the Horizon; SEVEN: THE FAMILY, 1728-1981; 21. Dreams and Realities; APPENDIXES; 1. Breckinridge Longevity and Child-Bearing; 2. Abbreviated Breckinridge Genealogy; Notes; Bibliographical Note; Index
Control code
900344800
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (414 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157108
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129bdb6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344800

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