Item Details

John Adams: Revolutionary Writings 1775-1783

Gordon Wood, editor
Format
Book
Published
New York : Library of America, c2011.
Language
English
Variant Title
Revolutionary writings 1775-1783
Series
The Library of America
Library of America
ISBN
9781598530902, 1598530909
Summary
"Traces John Adams' career from his leading role in the debate over independence, [...] to his tireless efforts to establish the fledgling government of the United States and supply its army in the filed, to his crucial diplomatic service in Europe [...]. It includes his highly influential 1776 pamphlet Thoughts on Government, dozens of his characteristically frank and revealing personal letters, [...] extensive diary excerpts. "--Jacket.
Contents
  • The Continental Congress, 1775-1777
  • Commissioner to France and framer of the Massachusetts constitution, 1778-1779
  • Peace negotiator with Britain and minister to the Netherlands, 1779-1783
  • Selections from the autobiography.
Description
xxi, 811 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
The library of America ; 214
Library of America 214
Technical Details
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