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American Phoenix

John Quincy And Louisa Adams, The War Of 1812, And The Exile That Saved American Independence

By Jane Hampton Cook

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2013

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9781595555410


Format: Book
Author: Cook, Jane Hampton
Title: American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence / Jane Hampton Cook.
Publisher Date: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, [2013], ©2013.
Subject: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852 Diplomats -- United States -- Biography Presidents -- United States -- Biography Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Biography. United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Diplomatic history. United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Peace. United States -- Foreign relations -- Russia Russia -- Foreign relations -- United States
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Format: Book
Author: Cook, Jane Hampton.
Title: American phoenix : John Quincy and Louisa Adams, the War of 1812, and the exile that saved American independence / Jane Hampton Cook.
Publisher, Date: Nashville : Thomas Nelson, [2013], ©2013.
Description: x, 502 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Subjects: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Subjects: Adams, Louisa Catherine, 1775-1852
Subjects: Diplomats -- United States -- Biography
Subjects: Presidents -- United States -- Biography
Subjects: Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography
Subjects: United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Biography.
Subjects: United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Diplomatic history.
Subjects: United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Peace.
Subjects: United States -- Foreign relations -- Russia
Subjects: Russia -- Foreign relations -- United States
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 486-491) and index.
Contents: Journey interrupted -- Murder outside -- Thief inside -- Lost -- The crossing -- Journey begins -- Fireworks -- Good-bye, Boston birches -- Danish prey -- Three hundred Americans -- Caricature vs. character -- All the world's a stage -- Baltic circle -- Fig leaves -- Deja vu -- Eve's leaves -- Loneliness and splendor -- When in Rome -- French économie -- Ice hills -- Divorce -- Water -- Winter woes -- Contradictions -- Pretense and propriety -- Plato's beard -- Moving on -- Fencing pirates -- French choice -- French accomplice -- Obstinate -- American cinderellas -- Christening -- The snub -- New year's bang -- Exit strategy -- French cooling -- Recall and relocation -- Correspondence and contractions -- Supreme recall -- Summer solstice -- The removal -- The confinement -- Christening reprise -- Comets -- Baltic freeze -- Interference -- Tomorrow -- Heaven -- Enemy within -- Impressment -- Retreat -- Dry bones -- Journey resurrected -- Escape -- American phoenix -- Queen of hearts -- King of spades -- The star-spangled banner -- Antebellum -- Vive! -- Epilogue: the birches of Boston.
LCCN: 2012039898
ISBN: 9781595555410
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Call Number: 973.52209 Coo