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Jeanne Abrams’ latest book spotlights John Adams

Jeanne Abrams needs few introductions in Colorado. Historian, author and archivist, she is already well known and respected here, especially among members of the Jewish community. Her decades as a professor of history at DU’s Center for Judaic Studies, as director of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society and as curator of the Beck Archives have made her the go-to authority on regional Jewish history. But her horizons are expanding, well beyond both Colorado and Jewish history. In 2013, New York University Press published Abrams’ The Founding Fathers and Mothers in Sickness and in Health, an examination of late 18th century American medicine, which grew out of her earlier academic work on the role of Denver Jews in treating tuberculosis patients. That was followed five […]
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