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America"s First Dynasty

The Adamses, 1735-1918

by Richard Brookhiser

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Biography: political,
  • History,
  • Political leaders & leadership,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • United States History (General),
  • Political History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • USA,
  • Presidents,
  • Political,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Political,
  • Biography,
  • Historians,
  • Statesmen,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7722817M
    ISBN 100684868644
    ISBN 109780684868646

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