James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic / Edition 1

James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic / Edition 1

by Jack Rakove
     
 

ISBN-10: 067339994X

ISBN-13: 9780673399946

Pub. Date: 01/14/1997

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

In this biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jack Rakove examines the life of James Madison. This book explores the life and experiences of James Madison, one of the founding fathers of the United States, with a capstone chapter that looks back at Madison's legacy in modern America. For anyone interested in early American History or the life of James Madison.…  See more details below

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In this biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jack Rakove examines the life of James Madison. This book explores the life and experiences of James Madison, one of the founding fathers of the United States, with a capstone chapter that looks back at Madison's legacy in modern America. For anyone interested in early American History or the life of James Madison.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780673399946
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/14/1997
Series:
Library of American Biography
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
201
Product dimensions:
5.06(w) x 7.97(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Piedmont and Princeton.

2. Politics as a Vocation.

3. Congressman.

4. Legislator.

5. Extending the Republic.

6. The Great Convention.

7. Vindicating the Constitution.

8. Launching the Government.

9. Into Opposition.

10. Europe's Strife.

11. Party Leader.

12. A Beleaguered Minority.

13. Secretary of State.

14. Troubled Diplomacy.

15. From Defeat, Victory.

16. Outliving Himself.

17. The Legacy of the Founder.

A Note on the Sources.

Acknowledgments.

Index.

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