Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 October 2002

176 Pages | 33 b/w illus.

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195132250

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Samuel Adams

Son of Liberty, Father of Revolution

Benjamin H. Irvin

Oxford Portraits

  • Benjamin Irvin explores the fascinating contradictions of Samuel Adams's life
  • Examines how he spearheaded resistance to the English government but staunchly opposed resistance to the U.S. government.
  • A perceptive look at the life of a complex man, it is an evocative portrait of one of our nation's most interesting Founding Fathers.