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The Resource John Quincy Adams : American visionary, Fred Kaplan

John Quincy Adams : American visionary, Fred Kaplan

Label
John Quincy Adams : American visionary
Title
John Quincy Adams
Title remainder
American visionary
Statement of responsibility
Fred Kaplan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A brilliant combination of literary analysis and historical detail, this masterfully written biography of the much misunderstood sixth president of the United States reveals the many sides of this forward-thinking man whose progressive vision helped shape the course of America
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.5/5092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
John Quincy Adams : American visionary, Fred Kaplan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [575]-623) and index
Contents
Hooks of steel, 1767-1778 -- A European education, 1778-1783 -- Slow voyage home, 1783-1787 -- Most beautiful and beloved, 1787-1794 -- Remember your characters, 1794-1797 -- Begin anew the world, 1797-1801 -- The white worm, 1801-1804 -- Fiery ordeal, 1805-1808 -- Paradise of fools, 1809-1814 -- My wandering life, 1814-1817 -- The terrible sublime, 1817-1821 -- The Macbeth policy, 1821-1825 -- No bed of roses, 1825-1829 -- The uses of adversity, 1829-1833 -- A suitable sphere of action, 1834-1839 -- Adhering to the world, 1839-1843 -- The summit of my ambition, 1844-1848
Control code
sky257556285
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 652 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061915413
Lccn
2013035334
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map, portraits (some color)
Label
John Quincy Adams : American visionary, Fred Kaplan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [575]-623) and index
Contents
Hooks of steel, 1767-1778 -- A European education, 1778-1783 -- Slow voyage home, 1783-1787 -- Most beautiful and beloved, 1787-1794 -- Remember your characters, 1794-1797 -- Begin anew the world, 1797-1801 -- The white worm, 1801-1804 -- Fiery ordeal, 1805-1808 -- Paradise of fools, 1809-1814 -- My wandering life, 1814-1817 -- The terrible sublime, 1817-1821 -- The Macbeth policy, 1821-1825 -- No bed of roses, 1825-1829 -- The uses of adversity, 1829-1833 -- A suitable sphere of action, 1834-1839 -- Adhering to the world, 1839-1843 -- The summit of my ambition, 1844-1848
Control code
sky257556285
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 652 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061915413
Lccn
2013035334
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color map, portraits (some color)

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