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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 (1758and#150;1831)and#151;the last of Americaand#8217;s Founding Fathersand#151;who transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a powerful empire stretching and#147;from sea to shining sea.and#8221; Like David McCulloughand#8217;s John Adams and Jon Meachamand#8217;s American Lion, The Last Founding Father is both a superb read and stellar scholarshipand#151;action-filled history in the grand tradition.

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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 Americaand#8217;s 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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