Last edited by Zulkikree
Friday, July 24, 2020 | History

10 edition of The portable John Adams found in the catalog.

The portable John Adams

  • 211 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826,
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Diaries,
    • Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Correspondence,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited with an introduction by John Patrick Diggins.
      GenreDiaries., Correspondence.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsDiggins, John P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302 .A262 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxl, 533 p. ;
      Number of Pages533
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3692674M
      ISBN 100142437786
      LC Control Number2003065564
      OCLC/WorldCa53796824

      Of the original military establishment at Braintree, it appears, Edition: current; Page: [8] from a minute on the record book, apparently made by John Mills, when he was the town-clerk, for it is professedly made from the memory of the writer—that Henry, Thomas, and Peter Adams were sergeants of companies, and John and Joseph Adams, drummers. “The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations”, p 6 Copy quote It is not only the juror's right, but his duty to find the verdict according to his own best understanding, judgment and conscience, though in .

      Books from the John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library. Deposited with the Boston Public Library in , the John Adams Library includes over 2, volumes collected by the second president during his lifetime () as well as hundreds of additional books later donated by his family. “The Portable John Adams”, p, Penguin The education here intended in not merely that of the children of the rich and noble, but of every rank and class of people, down to the lowest and the poorest.

      Gordon S. Wood, editor of The Library of America's three-volume John Adams edition, is Alva O. Way Professor of History Emeritus at Brown University. His books include the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Radicalism of the American Revolution, the Bancr.   The journey through the John Adams presidency involved nearly five weeks and over 3, pages of reading. It included four biographies (five counting “Passionate Sage” which arguably falls into its own hybrid biography/character analysis category) and two “ancillary” books on Adams: one centered on his unsuccessful campaign in against Thomas Jefferson, and one focused on his.


Share this book
You might also like
Taxation of farmers in the UK.

Taxation of farmers in the UK.

Stove by a whale

Stove by a whale

Russian emerges

Russian emerges

Swann

Swann

Case and his cotemporaries [sic]

Case and his cotemporaries [sic]

Annual report for 1931

Annual report for 1931

[Ontario election pamphlets, 1934.

[Ontario election pamphlets, 1934.

State rights and federal remedies: When are employment laws constitutional?

State rights and federal remedies: When are employment laws constitutional?

Moments of Love

Moments of Love

Tagore and the perennial problems of philosophy.

Tagore and the perennial problems of philosophy.

Type for books

Type for books

The portable John Adams Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.” There is no finer introduction to the protean genius of this seminal American by: 6.

The Portable John Adams book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In addition to being an uncompromising defender of liberty, esteem /5. The Portable John AdamsIntroduction. Diary and Autobiography 2.

Correspdondence of John and Abigail Adams 3. Earliest Writings 4. A Dissertation on Canon and Feudal Law 5. "Thoughts on Government" 6. Novanglus 7. A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States of America 8.

Discourses on Davila 9. Correspondence of John and Abigail Adams 5/5(1). Get this from a library. The portable John Adams. [John Adams; John P Diggins] -- "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. The Portable John Adams also features his most important political works: A Dissertation on Canon and Feudal Law, 'Thoughts on Government,' A Defence of Constitutions of the Unites States of America, Novanglus' and Discourses on Davila.

There is no finer introduction to the protean genius of this seminal American philosopher. 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.” There is no finer introduction to the protean genius of this seminal American philosopher.

Given that critique of John Adams' work requires specific reference to a particular work (which are available separately, thus lending themselves The portable John Adams book to individual critique) and given that this collection leans heavily on being one of, if not THE most complete volume of Adams' work available, I'll limit myself to commentary on the quality of the collection itself/5.

"John Adams" is the gold standard for biographies and easily makes my list of favorite books of all time. When I took up "John Adams" I had just finished biographies of Franklin and Washington.

Both had the opportunity to work closely with Adams (but interestingly, not each other). However, Franklin found Adams an abrasive partner in Paris and /5(10).

Buy a cheap copy of The Portable John Adams book by John Adams. In addition to being an uncompromising defender of liberty, esteemed diplomat, and successor to George Washington, John Adams was a passionate and prolific writer. Free shipping over $/5(1).

The Portable John Adams Quotes Showing of 4 “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.”. David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions,The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright is the /5(K).

The Portable John Adams (Book): Adams, John: 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 an impressive variety of his works in this compact, original volume, including parts of his diary and autobiography, and selections from.

Looking for books by John Adams. See all books authored by John Adams, including My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams, and The Adams-Jefferson Letters: The Complete Between Thomas Jefferson and Abigail and John Adams, and more on   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.” There is no finer introduction to the protean genius of Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.

The Portable John Adams | 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 an impressive variety of his works in this compact, original volume, including parts of his diary and autobiography, and selections from his rich correspondence.

John Adams. is a biography of the Founding Father and second U.S. President John Adams, written by the popular American historian David McCullough, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or has been made into a TV miniseries with the same name by HBO the TV miniseries debuted, an alternative cover has been added to the book showing Paul Giamatti as Author: David McCullough.

“The Portable John Adams”, p, Penguin If the way to do good to my country were to render myself popular, I could easily do it. But extravagant popularity is not the road to public advantage. David McCullough has twice received the Pulitzer Prize, for Truman and John Adams, and twice received the National Book Award, for The Path Between the Seas and Mornings on other acclaimed books include The Johnstown Flood, The Great Bridge, Brave Companions,The Greater Journey, The American Spirit, and The Wright is the /5().

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.” There is no finer introduction to the protean genius of this seminal American : John Adams; Jack Diggins.

John Adams (Octo – July 4, ) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States, from to Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain and served as the first vice president of the United ed by: George Washington.

But there is more, namely Adams' pervasive use of Cicero's political arguments and rhetorical techniques in his own works. Adams' most substantial works of political philosophy, his Defense of the Constitutions of the United States (1) and the continuation of his argument in Discourses on Davila, (2) are considered to be works that, to a degree, harmed his reputation as a defender of.Adams biographer John Patrick Diggins gathers an impressive variety of his works in this compact, original volume, including parts of his diary and autobiography, and selections from his rich correspondence with this wife, Abigail, Thomas Jefferson, and others.

The Portable John Adams also features his most important political works: "A /5. HE DIED AND MET GOD, AND HE WASN'T READY. The incredible near-death experience of Fr. Rick Wendell. - Duration: Queen of Peace Media Recommended for you.