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Ellis, Joseph J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 1997

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Through their correspondence, John and Abigail Adams' relationship unfolds in the context of America's birth as a nation.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 ADAMS, JOHN Ellis

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Includes material on John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2000

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 342.7302 ELL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 ELL

Ellis, Joseph J.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2013

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 973.3 ELL

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: "What would the founders think? We live in a divided America that is currently incapable of sustained argument and is feeling unsure of its destiny. Joseph J. Ellis, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Founding Brothers and the recent best-selling The Quartet, explores anew four of our most prominent founders, in each instance searching for patterns and principles that bring the lamp of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Drawing from the newly catalogued Washington papers at the University of Virginia, the author paints a full portrait of Washington's life and career in the context of eighteenth-century America, richly detailing his private life and illustrating the ways in which it influenced his public persona.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 WAS

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: An ironic examination of the founding years of our country. Historian Ellis guides us through the decisive issues of the nation's founding, and illuminates the emerging philosophies, shifting alliances, and personal and political foibles of our now iconic leaders. He explains how the idea of a strong federal government, championed by Washington, was eventually embraced by the American people,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A. A. Knopf 2007

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.K. Hall 2000

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 JEF

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Many first couples have come and gone, but John and Abigail Adams continue to be the quintessential American couple. Historian Ellis dissects hundreds of personal letters that were passed between John and Abigail throughout their relationship, from the earliest days of revolution to the time of Adams' presidency.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 920 ELL

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: The Pulitzer Prize-winning, best-selling author of "Founding Brothers" and "His Excellency" brings America's preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic's tenuous early years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ADAMS, ABIGAIL & JOHN ELL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.4 ELL

Ellis, Joseph J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 Washington

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would relinquish their independence and accept the creation of a federal government with power over their individual autonomy. The Quartet is the story of this second American founding and of the men responsible--some familiar, such as George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2015

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973 ELL

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: The unexpected story of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 973 ELL

Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Presents a revelatory account of America's declaration of independence and the political and military responses on both sides throughout the summer of 1776 that influenced key decisions and outcomes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2013

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Ellis, Joseph J.

Summary: Presents a revelatory account of America's declaration of independence and the political and military responses on both sides throughout the summer of 1776 that influenced key decisions and outcomes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

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Summary: Volume 1 begins with a look at two of the many crises faced by George Washington during his term as America's first president. At a time when any conflict had the potential to dissolve the fragile union, Washington surrounded himself with brilliant men who were bound by their undying devotion to America, but who were often bitterly divided about how best to serve their common cause. Volume 2...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2002

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOU

Summary: Examines the life of Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2010

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV THO