The meaning of independence : John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson (Book, 2004) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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The meaning of independence : John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson

Author: Edmund S Morgan
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2004], ©1976.
Series: Richard lectures, 1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through an examination of the lives and ideas of the first three presidents, Morgan (emeritus, Yale U.) explores how independence came to be highly valued in the United States. The material in this book was originally presented in the form of lectures delivered at the U. of Virginia in 1975. This reprint contains a new preface by the author. Annotation : 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Adams; George Washington; Thomas Jefferson; John Adams; George Washington; Thomas Jefferson; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; George Washington
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Edmund S Morgan
ISBN: 0813922658 9780813922652 0813906946 9780813906942
OCLC Number: 56018474
Notes: Originally published: Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1976, in series: Richard lectures for 1975, University of Virginia.
Description: x, 91 pages : portraits ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Richard lectures, 1975.
Responsibility: Edmund S. Morgan.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_434112

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One of the standard short works on the first three presidents of the United States - George Washington, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson. When the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association and the  Read more...
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There's simply no better way of comprehending Washington and Adams than reading this book.... Morgan is a supremely artful historian. Masking his commanding authority (in this and in his other books) Read more...

 
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