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Author Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818
Title The quotable Abigail Adams / edited by John P. Kaminski
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  973.44092 Ad171 2009    AVAILABLE  -  30500101418898
 RCHSS Library  E322.1.A38 A25 2009    AVAILABLE    30560400610504
Descript xxxvi, 403 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction -- Advice -- America -- The arts -- Cities, countries, and other places -- Communications -- Death -- Dreams, imagination, memories -- Duty, honor, citizenship -- Economics -- Education -- Family and home -- Food and drink -- Foreign affairs -- Freedom, liberty, and equality -- Friends and enemies -- Government -- Health, medicine, and exercise -- History -- Human nature -- Human relations -- Language, grammar, and penmanship -- Life's blessings -- Life's difficulties -- Life's uncertainties -- Love -- The military -- Morality -- The natural world -- Pain and pleasure -- Peace -- People -- Politics -- Religion -- Travel and transportation -- Vices -- Virtues -- War -- Women -- Alternate spelligns commonly used by Abigail Adams -- Chronology
Abigail Adams, wife of President John Adams, shared her penetrating and often humorous observations with correspondents ranging from friends and neighbors to family members to heads of state, offering lively opinions on human nature, politics, culture, and family life. Selected and arranged by topic, these quotations provide an entertaining introduction to the thought and character of America's founding mother. They are accompanied by a biographical introduction, source notes, chronology, and a comprehensive index
Subject Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Quotations
Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Political and social views
Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Philosophy
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Quotations
Alt Author Kaminski, John P
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