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Published by Liberal Arts Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Political science.,
  • Constitutional law -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introd. by George A. Peek.
SeriesAmerican heritage series ;, no. 8
ContributionsPeek, George A., 1918-2002.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJC176 .A3
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. ;
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6152246M
LC Control Number54004998
OCLC/WorldCa1080373

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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. Buy a cheap copy of The Political Writings of John Adams: book by John Adams. A reprint of the Bobbs-Merrill edition. The fundamental article of my political creed, declared John Adams, is that despotism, or unlimited sovereignty, or Free shipping over $/5(3).   This book is the most comprehensive single volume of John Adam's political writings ever published. All of his major political works and all of his most important political correspondence are collected here, making this volume unprecedented in the vast literature of the founding. Deftly edited by George Carey, professor of government at Georgetown University, . Editions for The Political Writings of John Adams: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardco.