Miss Betsey: A Memoir of Marriage by Eugene D. Genovese

Miss Betsey: A Memoir of Marriage

Eugene D. Genovese
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  • ISBN
    9781935191018 / 1935191012
  • Title Miss Betsey: A Memoir of Marriage
  • Author Eugene D. Genovese
  • Category Biography: General
  • Format
  • Year 2009
  • Pages 143
  • Publisher
    Intercollegiate Studies Institute
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 157mm x 20mm x 211mm


When in 2003, President Bush bestowed a National Humanities Medal on Elizabeth (Betsey) Fox-Genovese, citing her as 'a defender of reason and servant of faith', he recognized the achievements of a uniquely accomplished American intellectual. Written by Betsey's husband of thirty-seven years, this title tells her story.

Author Biography

Eugene D. Genovese is a retired professor of history. He served as chair of the Department of History at the University of Rochester and taught at other institutions. He also served as president of the Organization of American Historians and of The Historical Society and he was a member of the Executive Council of the American Historical Society. He is the author of nine other books, most recently Miss Betsey: A Memoir of Marriage.

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