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Wood, Gordon S

Summary: "From the great historian of the American Revolution, NYT-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequentfalling out did much to fix its course. Thomas Jefferson and John Adams could scarcely have come from more different worlds, or been more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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Wood, Gordon S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2002

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 973.3 WOO

Wood, Gordon S.

Summary: A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian of the American Revolution explains why it remains the most significant event in our history. In a series of elegant and illuminating essays, Wood explores the ideological origins of the revolution--from ancient Rome to the European Enlightenment--and the founders' attempts to forge an American democracy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

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Wood, Gordon S.

Summary: A series of studies of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers. Each life is considered in the round, but the thread that binds the work together is the idea of character as a lived reality for these men. For these were men, Wood shows, who took the matter of character very seriously. They were the first generation in history that was self-consciously self-made, men who considered...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.309 Wood

Wood, Gordon S.

Contents: Rip Van Winkle's America -- Experiment in republicanism -- A monarchical republic -- The Federalist program -- The emergence of the Jeffersonian Republican party -- The French Revolution in America -- John Adams and the few and the many -- The crisis of 1798-1799 -- The Jeffersonian revolution of 1800 -- Republican society -- The Jeffersonian West -- Law and an independent judiciary -- Chief...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 WOO

Wood, Gordon S.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HighBridge Audio 2004

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 FRANKLIN, BENJAMIN Wood

Summary: "For the 250th anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, the leading historian of the era presents a landmark two-volume edition of the thirty-nine pamphlets charting the course of the political crisis that led to independence. This second volume includes twenty works from the crucial years when the debate turned from issues of representation and consent to the fateful question of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library Of America 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 AME

Summary: "From more than a thousand pamphlets published on both sides of the Atlantic during the period [of 1764-1776], acclaimed historian Gordon S. Wood has selected thirty-nine of the most influential and emblematic to reveal as never before how this momentous revolution unfolded. Here, in the first volume of a two-volume set, are nineteen works from the trans-Atlantic debate triggered by...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library Of America 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 AME

Adams, John

Summary: "Traces John Adams's career from his leading role in the debate over independence, [...] to his tireless efforts to establish the fledgling government of the United States and supply its army in the filed, to his crucial diplomatic service in Europe [...]. It includes his hightly influential 1776 pamphlet Thoughts on Government, dozens of his characteristically frank and revealing personal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ADA

Adams, John

Summary: "... includes the complete newspaper exchange between Novanglus (Adams) and Massachusettensis (loyalist Daniel Leonard), as well as extensive diary excerpts and characteristically frank personal letters"--Jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.3 ADA

Adams, John

Summary: A powerful polemicist, insightful political theorist, and tireless diplomat, John Adams (1735–1826) was a vital and controversial figure during the early years of the American republic. Once overshadowed by Washington and Jefferson, Adams has become the subject of renewed interest, with a best-selling biography and acclaimed television series reintroducing him to millions. Now, this final...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.4 ADA