COVID-19 update: Victoria update. Click for details.
Contact Us Need help? Contact us
Explore Departments
Departments

Abigail Adams: Letters: Library of America #275

Abigail Adams


ISBN: 9781598534658
Abigail Adams: Letters: Library of America #275
Product Unavailable
OTHER FORMATS:
ISBN: 9781598534658

Publisher Description

Abigail Adams: Letters presents 450 texts chosen and annotated by acclaimed Adams biographer Edith Gelles. Featuring letters to her husband and children and to such correspondents as Thomas Jefferson, the collection showcases Adams's astute political sense and her understanding of the American Revolution; the presidential administrations and personalities of Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and Madison; and the beginning of the political career of her son, future president John Quincy Adams.

Author Biography

Edith Gelles, editor, is Senior Scholar at Stanford's Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Gender Research and the author of Abigail & John: Portrait of a Marriage as well as the biographies Abigail Adams: A Writing Life and Portia: The World of Abigail Adams.

Promotional "Headline"

Abigail Adams- Letters presents 450 texts-including more than a hundred published here for the first time-chosen and annotated by acclaimed Adams biographer Edith Gelles.

Product Details

Author
Abigail Adams
Publisher
Library of America
Language
English
ISBN-10
1598534653
ISBN-13
9781598534658
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Short Title
LIAM ABIGAIL ADAMS LETTERS
Series
Library of America (Hardcover)
Year
2016
Subtitle
Library of America #275
Country of Publication
United States
Edited by
Edith B. Gelles
Pages
1180
Series Number
275
Publication Date
2016-03-24
Audience
General/Trade