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America's Doll House: The Miniature World of Faith Bradford (Paperback)

From the Star-Spangled Banner flag to Dorothy's Ruby Slippers, the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History is home to some fascinating objects. In fact, one of the most fascinating of these, and one of the most popular, is itself ...

When you need to get the real story about some of history's most fascinating women, call Stacy Schiff. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's work includes Véra (Mrs. Vladimir Nabokov) and Cleopatra: A Life. In her highly anticipated new book, The Witches: Salem, 1692, Schiff focuses on an infamous and dark period of American history, especially as it relates to women: the Salem witch trials.

"The Dolls’ House is one of the (Smithsonian National Museum of American History’s) most popular displays, and yet, until recently, the general public knew little of the house’s origins. Political History curator William Lawrence Bird, Jr.’s new book, America’s Doll House: The Miniature World of Faith Bradford, chronicles the history of the Dolls’ House and its creator, Faith Bradford."