A Companion to John Adams and John Quincy Adams

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 15, 2013 - History - 600 pages
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A Companion to John Adams and John Quincy Adams presents a collection of original historiographic essays contributed by leading historians that cover diverse aspects of the lives and politics of John and John Quincy Adams and their spouses, Abigail and Louisa Catherine.

  • Features contributions from top historians and Adams’ scholars
  • Considers sub-topics of interest such as John Adams’ role in the late 18th-century demise of the Federalists, both Adams’ presidencies and efforts as diplomats, religion, and slavery
  • Includes two chapters on Abigail Adams and one on Louisa Adams
 

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Contents

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THE ADAMS PARADOX
JOHN ADAMS AND ENLIGHTENMENT
THE REVOLUTIONARY POLITICS
JOHN ADAMS IN THE CONTINENTAL
JOHN ADAMSS POLITICAL THOUGHT
JOHN ADAMS DIPLOMAT
JOHN ADAMS AND THE ELECTIONS
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS DIPLOMACY
JOHN UINCY ADAMS AND
JOHN UINCY ADAMS INTERNAL
JOHN UINCY ADAMS APOSTLE
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
JOHN UINCY ADAMS AND
JOHN UINCY ADAMSS HIGHER
A MONARCH IN A REPUBLIC

THE PRESIDENCY OF JOHN ADAMS
JOHN ADAMS AND RELIGION
ABIGAIL ADAMS AND FEMINISM
ABIGAIL ADAMS THE LIFE AND
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS THE LIFE
JOHN UINCY ADAMS
THOMAS JEFFERSON AND
THE ADAMSES ON SCREEN
AN AMERICAN DYNASTY
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David Waldstreicher is Professor of History at Temple University and co-editor of the Journal of the Early Republic. His books include Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution (2004), Slavery’s Constitution: From Revolution to Ratification (2009), and A Companion to Benjamin Franklin (Wiley-Blackwell, 2011).

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