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The Letters of John and Abigail Adams

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The correspondence of a Founding Father and his brilliant wife
The Letters of John and Abigail Adams provides an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; the letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fu … weiterlesen
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Titel: The Letters of John and Abigail Adams
Autor/en: John Adams

ISBN: 0142437115
EAN: 9780142437117
Empfohlen ab 18 Jahre.
Sprache: Englisch.
Herausgegeben von Abigail Adams
PENGUIN GROUP

Dezember 2003 - kartoniert - 512 Seiten

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The correspondence of a Founding Father and his brilliant wife
The Letters of John and Abigail Adams provides an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; the letters 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's 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.
For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introdutions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

The Letters of John and Abigail AdamsIntroduction
A Brief Adams Calendar, 1774-83
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Text
Familiar Letters of John Adams and His WifeExplanatory Notes


Portrait

Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818) was one of the most influential women of her era.

John Adams (1735-1826), educated as a lawyer at Harvard, was the Massachusetts delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses. During the Revolutionary War, he served abroad in diplomatic roles and helped negotiate the peace treaty. After serving as Vice President for two terms under George Washington, he was subsequently elected President.
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