Simply outstanding. Henry Adams is an excellent historian who mastered an incredible body of facts and presented them in highly understandable ways.Published 1 month ago by Michael Crawford
Best "history book" I've ever read. Amazing the things you don't about what went on in early 19th century. Read morePublished 8 months ago by B. Kopeloff
The Kindle edition of this book I found has left out at random whole sections of the text, making the book so much nonsense in those places. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Robert Axel
Adams' history is a must read to understand how fragile the United States was in its earliest days. Jefferson is among the most complex of the Founding Fathers. Read morePublished on March 26, 2012 by G. Brozeit
An amazing political history of Thomas Jefferson's presidency. In a sense, the title is misleading. It should read "History of the United States and Europe during the... Read morePublished on November 14, 2010 by C.P.M.
This volume and its sister on the Administrations of James Madison are both excellent! The prose style is flawless; the volumes are so readable that the narrative carries you along... Read morePublished on September 15, 2010 by Marvin C. Bracy
This is a very thorough examination of the US from 1801-1809. It was written in the 1880's but is fairly easy to read. Read morePublished on September 8, 2009 by W. H. Carson
Its not going to win reviews as a paper back book. This is the best history book I have ever read. I have looked at some of the reviews here stating its too long. Read morePublished on February 25, 2008 by Ian Young