Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787

Miracle at Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September 1787

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by Catherine Drinker Bowen
     
 

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Miracle at Philadelphia is Catherine Drinker Bowen's classic history of the Federal Convention at Philadelphia in 1787, the stormy, dramatic session that produced the most enduring of political documents - the Constitution of the United States.See more details below

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Miracle at Philadelphia is Catherine Drinker Bowen's classic history of the Federal Convention at Philadelphia in 1787, the stormy, dramatic session that produced the most enduring of political documents - the Constitution of the United States.

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Henry Steele Commager
The most readable of all accounts of the Philadelphia convention. Miss Bowen has been successful beyond any of the general historians�she has brought to the retelling both imagination and art.
Book Week
Allan Nebins
Our greatest peacetime story is here retold in terms that would delight the general reader while satisfying the critical scholar.
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Margaret L. Coit
A fascinating story brilliantly told�
Saturday Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780848825652
Publisher:
Amereon, Limited
Publication date:
02/01/2001
Pages:
368

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Virginia Kirkus
Many historians have written of this particular "miracle," but never has the tale been told more vividly than in this book by one of America's foremost biographers.

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