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Adams and Jefferson a revolutionary dialogue by Merrill D. Peterson

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • France


  • Adams, John, 1735-1826,
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMerrill D. Peterson.
SeriesMercer University Lamar memorial lectures ; no. 19, Lamar memorial lectures ;, no. 19.
LC ClassificationsE210 .P47 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 146 p. ;
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4874609M
ISBN 100820304018
LC Control Number76001145

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