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By John Adams

As well as being an uncompromising defender of liberty, esteemed diplomat, and successor to George Washington, John Adams was once a passionate and prolific author. Adams biographer John Patrick Diggins gathers a magnificent number of his works during this compact, unique quantity, together with components of his diary and autobiography, and decisions from his wealthy correspondence with this spouse, Abigail, Thomas Jefferson, and others. The transportable John Adams additionally beneficial properties his most vital political works: “A Dissertation on Canon and Feudal Law,” “Thoughts on Government,” “A safeguard of Constitutions,” “Novanglus,” and “Discources in Davila.” there isn't any finer advent to the protean genius of this seminal American philosopher.

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