In the Midst of Alarms: The Untold Story of Women and the War of 1812 by Dianne GravesIn the Midst of Alarms: The Untold Story of Women and the War of 1812 by Dianne Graves

In the Midst of Alarms: The Untold Story of Women and the War of 1812

byDianne Graves

Paperback | July 16, 2012

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The War of 1812 between the United States and Britain has been covered in detail by many historians, but its impact on the lives of women has been largely overlooked. After years of research, Dianne Graves has produced a marvelous study of how the war affected women at all levels of society, from high society in Washington and Quebec to the women who followed their husbands to the front lines. She brings to life the untold stories of wives, daughters, heroines and harridans, as revealed in memoirs, diaries and letters of the time. The book is well illustrated with portraits, cartoons of social comment, and styles of dress of the time.

This unique, attractive and highly acclaimed book is now available in a handsome paperback edition.


A native of Kent, England, Dianne Graves studied languages before embarking on a public relations career in the fields of international education and travel. She began writing some sixteen years ago and is also the author of A Crown of Life: The World of John McCrae and Redcoats and River Pirates: Sam and Ellen's Adventure at the Windm...
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Title:In the Midst of Alarms: The Untold Story of Women and the War of 1812Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:July 16, 2012Publisher:Robin Brass StudioLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1896941680

ISBN - 13:9781896941684

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