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The lost founding father : John Quincy Adams and the transformation of American politics / William J. Cooper.

Book Book (2017.)
Description: pages cm
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Winthrop. (Show preferred library)
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Winthrop Adult Biographies 920 920 Adams 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection E 377 .C675 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction E 377 .C675 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Lawrence Campus Stacks E377 .C675 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction E 377 .C675 2017 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780871404350 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0871404354 (hardcover)
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Part One: 1767-1817 / Preparation-Diplomacy and Politics -- "To Bring Myself into Notice" -- "Only Virtue and Fortitude" -- "Let There Be...No Deficiency of Earnest Zeal" -- Part Two: 1817-1828 / A Vision of a Nation Realized and Thwarted -- "Perhaps the Most Important Day of My Life" -- "To Meet the Fate to Which I Am Destined" -- Part Three: 1829-1848 / A New Path-Tribulation and Confidence -- "An Overruling Consciousness of Rectitude" -- "The First and Holiest Rights of Humanity" -- "On the Edge of a Precipice Every Step That I Take" -- "Our Country...Is No Longer the Same" -- "Proceed-Persevere-Never Despair."
Summary: The historian author of the award-winning Jefferson Davis, American presents a revisionist profile of the sixth American President to share insights into how his beliefs influenced his fellow Founding Fathers, discussing such topics as his European travels, anti-slavery beliefs and his heroic arguments during the Amistad trial.
Alternate Title: John Quincy Adams and the transformation of American politics
Citation: Cooper, William J. "The lost founding father : John Quincy Adams and the transformation of American politics." New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, 2017.

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