America and Europe in the political thought of John Adams.
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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Europe

Subjects:

  • Adams, John, 1735-1826.,
  • Europe -- History -- 1789-1815.

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE322 .H227
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5911703M
LC Control Number64013422
OCLC/WorldCa619683

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America and Europe in the Political Thought of John Adams. Adams nevertheless applied American norms to Europe and transposed to America a set of fears derived from European political experience. Russell Craig, and Jesse Krimes, whose work is featured in the book. Black lives matter. Black voices matter. Handler, Edward America and Europe in the Political Thought of John Adams. Citation Information. America and Europe in the Political Thought of John Adams. Harvard University Press. Pages: xi–xiv. ISBN (Online): America and Europe in the Political Thought of John Adams by Edward Handler was published on 01 Jan by Harvard University Press.

  REF Adams thought Europe’s Philosophes (mostly notably Condorcet, Rousseau, and Turgot, and their friends in America), whose intellectual heirs still influence American political thought.   John Adams is an extraordinary book, and an excellent political history of the beginning of the United States. This is the first book I've read by David McCullough, and I'm impressed at his ability to be respectful but blunt, and be serious but entertaining at the same time/5(K).   In “America and Europe in the Political Thought of John Adams” (), for example, Edward Handler allows that Adams was “elaborate in his resort to history,” yet he finds Adams’s ideas.   John Adams seems to be the "forgotten" founding father, taking a backseat to Washington and Jefferson. I had never read much of anything about John Adams and his role in America's founding and early history and after reading this book I have a new appreciation for what a major contributor John A. s: K.

Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. This is John^^Adams. An American Founding Father, the second president of the United States (–), having earlier served as the first vice president of the United States (–)/5(32). Here are letters, essays, reports, resolutions, and memoranda written by John Adams between and , along with extensive selections from his diary for this period and selected passages from his unfinished autobiography recalling his service in the Continental Congress and in Europe during the American Revolution. In his “Thoughts on Government,” John Adams who was one of the American founding fathers and drafter of the Supreme law presents subtle thoughts about what a good government ought to be. Adams believes that the role of the government consists in the desire to make all citizens happy. "John Adams and the Fear of American Oligarchy is a most timely, valuable, and enlightening book. It shows conclusively that Adams was one of the sharpest critics of oligarchy among the American founders and, indeed, in the history of political thought. The book will generate much-needed discussion in political thought, American political.