History of the United States of America During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson

History of the United States of America During the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson

By Henry Adams; Earl N. Harbert (Editor)

Library of America, Hardcover, 9780940450349, 1308pp.

Publication Date: July 4, 1986

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About the Author
Henry Adams, grandson of John Adams and great-grandson of John Quincy Adams, was born in Boston on February 16, 1838. He died in Washington, D.C., on March 27, 1918. While his most famous work was History of the United States of America during the Administrations of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, he is also known and respected for The Education of Henry Adams.

Henry Adams (1838a1918), a direct descendant of former presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, was an accomplished historian and writer who brought together his vast knowledge of art, philosophy, culture, history, and literature in his famous spiritual autobiography, "The Education of Henry Adams," Earl N. Harbert is a scholar and independent writer and editor specializing in American literature and culture. He lives in Naples, Florida.

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