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The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness

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In this compelling biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals the epic story of James Monroe (1758–1831)—the last of Americas Founding Fathers—who transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a powerful empire stretching “from sea to shining sea.” Like David McCulloughs John Adams and Jon Meachams American Lion, The Last Founding Father is both a superb read and stellar scholarship—action-filled history in the grand tradition.

Synopsis:

In this compelling biography, an award-winning author recounts the life of James Monroe, who dedicated himself to serving his country and building America's future. b&w photos.

About the Author

A former Distinguished Visiting Fellow in American History at Mount Vernon, Harlow Giles Unger is the author of sixteen books, including six biographies of Americas Founding Fathers. He lives in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780306819186
Author:
Unger, Harlow G
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Author:
Unger, Harlow Giles
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Presidents & Heads of State
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United States - Antebellum Era
Subject:
United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Subject:
Biography-Presidents and Heads of State
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
40 photographs and illustrations
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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