Documents of the Emerging Nation traces the efforts of John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, and others to establish a credible international presence of the country as a new nation. Diplomatic despatches, private letters, and other documents from archives, libraries, and historical societies-including the National Archives, the Library of Congress, and French and British sources-reveal events in the formative years of U.S. diplomacy.
Documents of the Emerging Nation: U.S. Foreign Relations, 1775-1789 brings a veritable library of diplomatic records into the classroom. This treasure trove holds gems that illustrate the great challenges faced by American diplomats in gaining foreign recognition, entering into treaties, achieving independence, and fulfilling the new nation's promise in an inhospitable world.--John P. Kaminski, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Number Of Pages: 311
Published: 28th January 1998
Publisher: SPEAR BOOKS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 15.27 x 22.3 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.43