Papers of John Adams, Volume 13: 1 May - 26 October 1782

Papers of John Adams, Volume 13: 1 May - 26 October 1782

by John Adams
     
 

John Adams was a shrewd observer of the political and diplomatic world in which he functioned and his comments on events and personalities remain the most candid and revealing of any American in Europe. In 1782, Adams focused his energies on raising a loan from Dutch bankers and negotiating a Dutch-American commercial treaty. This volume chronicles Adams's efforts to… See more details below

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John Adams was a shrewd observer of the political and diplomatic world in which he functioned and his comments on events and personalities remain the most candid and revealing of any American in Europe. In 1782, Adams focused his energies on raising a loan from Dutch bankers and negotiating a Dutch-American commercial treaty. This volume chronicles Adams's efforts to achieve these objectives, but it also provides an unparalleled view of eighteenth-century American diplomacy on the eve of a peace settlement ending the eight-year war of the American Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674018129
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
01/30/2006
Series:
Adams Papers Series, #21
Pages:
648
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

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