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John Adams.

Anne Husted Burleigh

John Adams.

by Anne Husted Burleigh

  • 90 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Arlington House in New Rochelle, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adams, John, 1735-1826.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [394]-395.

    SeriesArchitects of freedom series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE322 .B84
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 437 p.
    Number of Pages437
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5685112M
    ISBN 100870000527
    LC Control Number69016950
    OCLC/WorldCa70365

    The author’s skill in presenting John Adams and his wife, Abigail, as people to whom readers can relate directly is commendable. McCullough’s characters live and breathe and have a .   Book Review – John Adams. Janu #commentary #knowledge #reviews. Share. Buy from Amazon. I am a little bit late to the party with this book. Released in hardcover in and paperback in , John Adams is regarded as one of David McCullough’s greatest achievements.

    “John Adams Unbound” is about Adams’s personal library itself—a collection of 3, books willed by Adams to the people of Massachusetts and deposited in the Boston Public Library in The exhibit shows Adams wrestling with intellectual and political ideas as he interacted with these books throughout his life. Teach Yourself German: A Book of Self-Instruction in German, Based on the Work by Sir John Adams, Completely Revised and Enlarged by Sydney W. Wells, and Further Revised by E. S. Jenkins. Sir John Adams.

    Discount prices on books by John Adams, including titles like A People's Future of the United States. Click here for the lowest price. john adams. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, "first edition". 2 vols., index, illus. b/w. lg. 8vo. bomc edition. bookplates neatly removed from front pastedown page leaving a faint residue, else fine bright hardcover set in near fine d/j's with minor rubbing and wear.


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