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The portable John Adams

Author: John Adams; John P Diggins
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2004.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In addition to being an uncompromising defender of liberty, esteemed diplomat, and successor to George Washington, John Adams was a passionate and prolific writer. Adams biographer John Patrick Diggins gathers a variety of his works in this original volume, including parts of his diary and autobiography, and selections from his correspondence with this wife, Abigail, Thomas Jefferson, and others. The Portable John  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Correspondence
Personal correspondence
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams; John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Adams; John P Diggins
ISBN: 0142437786 9780142437780
OCLC Number: 53796824
Description: xl, 533 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Diary and Autobiography --
Correspondence of John and Abigail Adams --
Earliest Writings --
A Dissertation on Canon and Feudal Law --
"Thoughts on Government" --
Novanglus --
A Defence of the Constitutions of the United States of America --
Discourses on Davila --
Correspondence with Roger Sherman and John Taylor --
Correspondence of John and Abigail Adams with Thomas Jefferson.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by John Patrick Diggins.
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Abstract:

"In addition to being an uncompromising defender of liberty, esteemed diplomat, and successor to George Washington, John Adams was a passionate and prolific writer. Adams biographer John Patrick Diggins gathers a variety of his works in this original volume, including parts of his diary and autobiography, and selections from his correspondence with this wife, Abigail, Thomas Jefferson, and others. The Portable John Adams also features his most important political works: "A Dissertation on Canon and Feudal Law," "Thoughts on Government," "A Defense of Constitutions," "Novanglus," and "Discources in Davila.""--Jacket.

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