America's First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918

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Thorndike Press, 2002 - History - 421 pages
From the acclaimed author of "Founding Father" and "Alexander Hamilton, American" comes the remarkable, eye-opening story of the Adamses, America's first political dynasty, whose influence spanned four generations. "America's First Dynasty" is a compelling family biography and an instructive slice of history that shows how family cultures can produce greatness, but never without cost. Copyright Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

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While this is not his first book, nor his first biography of important American politicians, it is decidedly written differently. In a New Englander matter-of-fact tone, with a smattering of don't ... Read full review

AMERICA'S FIRST DYNASTY: The Adamses, 1735-1918

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A concise history of four famous men from the house of Adams.John (1735-1826), John Quincy (1767-1848), Charles Francis (1807-86), and Henry (1838-1918) were a prickly bunch who always maintained ... Read full review


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