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In this biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jack Rakove examines the life and legacy of James Madison, one of the founding fathers of the United States.

 

Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in the Library of American Biography Series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

 

Synopsis:

In this biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jack Rakove examines the life and legacy of James Madison, one of the founding fathers of the United States.

 

Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in the Library of American Biography Series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

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.

Study and Discussion Questions.

A Note on the Sources.

Acknowledgments.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321430762
Author:
Rakove, Jack N.
Publisher:
Pearson
Author:
Rakove, Jack
Subject:
General
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Presidents -- United States.
Subject:
United States Politics and government.
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Library of American Biography
Publication Date:
March 2006
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.6 x 4.9 x 0.7 in 222 gr

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In this biography, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jack Rakove examines the life and legacy of James Madison, one of the founding fathers of the United States.

 

Paperback, brief, and inexpensive, each of the titles in the Library of American Biography Series focuses on a figure whose actions and ideas significantly influenced the course of American history and national life. In addition, each biography relates the life of its subject to the broader themes and developments of the times.

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