Henry Adams

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

by Henry Adams

Henry Adams

Hardcover, 1308 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $45 | purchase

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Historian Henry Adams traces the Jefferson administration as it navigated international diplomacy, Federalist policy and crucial internal conflicts.

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Yes, it's the worst title ever, but Henry Adams could not write a dull book or a clumsy sentence. It is remarkable that this scion of the legendary Adams clan chose to study the leader who drove his great-grandfather from the White House, yet the book mostly gives Jefferson a fair shake. Adams scoured domestic and foreign archives, and his research stands up more than a century later. Best of all, he produced dozens of nuggets like his description of Luther Martin, a

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