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The Federalist (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

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8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Perfect for Putting Constitution in Perspective!!

This book is perfect for gaining an understanding of the Constitution and other related documents, as well as putting them into their original perspective!

While there are people who will complain of the book's writing being rather dry, the reader must keep in ...
This book is perfect for gaining an understanding of the Constitution and other related documents, as well as putting them into their original perspective!

While there are people who will complain of the book's writing being rather dry, the reader must keep in mind this is the actual prose in the days of Hamilton, Madison, and James -- as opposed to the writing style of today.

posted by Conservative on February 6, 2009

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Read it so you can say that you have read it ...

My personal perspective is that if you are a serious student of American history, you must try to read 'The Federalist' just because it is there to be read. The 18th century writing style is not scintillating and I have spent weeks trudging through the text. When done...
My personal perspective is that if you are a serious student of American history, you must try to read 'The Federalist' just because it is there to be read. The 18th century writing style is not scintillating and I have spent weeks trudging through the text. When done however, I believe I will have a much firmer idea of what the founding fathers were thinking and why.

posted by Anonymous on July 14, 2006

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