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Letters of John and Abigail Adams - 04 edition

Letters of John and Abigail Adams (ISBN10: 0142437115; ISBN13: 9780142437117)
ISBN13: 978-0142437117
ISBN10: 0142437115

Summary: An intimate portrait of a colonial family and an important historical record of the beginnings of American government

The Letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; they also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between John and Abigail that lasted fifty-four years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Covering
key moments in American history--the Continental Congress, the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, and John Adams' diplomatic missions to Europe--the letters reveal the concerns of a couple living during a period of explosive change--from smallpox and British warships to raising children, paying taxes, the state of women, and the emerging concepts of American democracy.

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Summary: An intimate portrait of a colonial family and an important historical record of the beginnings of American government

The Letters of John and Abigail Adams provide an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; they also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between John and Abigail that lasted fifty-four years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Covering key moments in American history--the Continental Congress, the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, and John Adams' diplomatic missions to Europe--the letters reveal the concerns of a couple living during a period of explosive change--from smallpox and British warships to raising children, paying taxes, the state of women, and the emerging concepts of American democracy.

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Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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