skip to content
The wisdom of John Adams Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The wisdom of John Adams

Author: John Adams; Kees De Mooy
Publisher: New York : Citadel Press, ©2003.
Series: Philosophical library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
Summary:
John Adams was America's first vice president, second president and a leading revolutionary, yet his remarkable accomplishments have sometimes been over-shadowed by his peers Washington and Jefferson.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Adams; Kees De Mooy
ISBN: 0806524650 9780806524658
OCLC Number: 52145591
Description: xxi, 282 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Timeline to John Adam's life, with significant historical events --
Part I. The road to freedom --
Prelude to Lexington and Concord --
The American Revolution --
Reflections on the Revolution --
Part II. The private Adams --
Personal philosophy --
Introspections --
Faith and religion --
Letters to Abigail --
Part III. The public Adams --
The Presidency --
Government --
Politics, factions, and parties --
Foreign policy --
Law and justice --
Education --
Part IV. People and places --
Character sketches --
Places --
Letter to Abigail Adams, July 3, 1776 --
Account of John Adam's meeting with King George III during Adams's time as the first U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, June 2, 1785 --
John Adams's first inaugural speech, March 4, 1797.
Series Title: Philosophical library.
Responsibility: edited by Kees De Mooy.

Abstract:

John Adams was America's first vice president, second president and a leading revolutionary, yet his remarkable accomplishments have sometimes been over-shadowed by his peers Washington and Jefferson.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52145591> # The wisdom of John Adams
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "52145591" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> ; # Politics and government
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/10040204#Event/1775_1817> ; # 1775-1817
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/973.44092/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/10040204#Person/adams_john_1735_1826> ; # John Adams
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/95296943> ; # John Adams
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/10040204#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/76014174> ; # Kees De Mooy
   schema:copyrightYear "2003" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/95296943> ; # John Adams
   schema:datePublished "2003" ;
   schema:description "Timeline to John Adam's life, with significant historical events -- Part I. The road to freedom -- Prelude to Lexington and Concord -- The American Revolution -- Reflections on the Revolution -- Part II. The private Adams -- Personal philosophy -- Introspections -- Faith and religion -- Letters to Abigail -- Part III. The public Adams -- The Presidency -- Government -- Politics, factions, and parties -- Foreign policy -- Law and justice -- Education -- Part IV. People and places -- Character sketches -- Places -- Letter to Abigail Adams, July 3, 1776 -- Account of John Adam's meeting with King George III during Adams's time as the first U.S. ambassador to Great Britain, June 2, 1785 -- John Adams's first inaugural speech, March 4, 1797."@en ;
   schema:description "John Adams was America's first vice president, second president and a leading revolutionary, yet his remarkable accomplishments have sometimes been over-shadowed by his peers Washington and Jefferson."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/10040204> ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:genre "Quotations"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/10040204#Series/philosophical_library> ; # Philosophical library.
   schema:name "The wisdom of John Adams"@en ;
   schema:productID "52145591" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52145591#PublicationEvent/new_york_citadel_press_2003> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/10040204#Agent/citadel_press> ; # Citadel Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780806524658> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA3X4638> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/52145591> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/10040204#Person/adams_john_1735_1826> # John Adams
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1735" ;
   schema:deathDate "1826" ;
   schema:familyName "Adams" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Adams" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/10040204#Series/philosophical_library> # Philosophical library.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/52145591> ; # The wisdom of John Adams
   schema:name "Philosophical library." ;
   schema:name "Philosophical library" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919741> # Politics and government
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Politics and government"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/76014174> # Kees De Mooy
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "De Mooy" ;
   schema:givenName "Kees" ;
   schema:name "Kees De Mooy" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/95296943> # John Adams
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1735" ;
   schema:deathDate "1826" ;
   schema:familyName "Adams" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Adams" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780806524658>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0806524650" ;
   schema:isbn "9780806524658" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.