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Garry Wills is one of the most respected writers on religion today. He is the author of Saint Augustine’s Childhood, Saint Augustine’s Memory, and Saint Augustine’s Sin, the first three volumes in this series, as well as the Penguin Lives biography Saint Augustine. His other books include “Negro President”: Jefferson and the Slave Power, Why I Am a Catholic, Papal Sin, and Lincoln at Gettysburg, which won the Pulitzer Prize.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Prologue

Part One: The "Hamiltonian" Madison

1. Annapolis

2. Nassau Hall

3. Opinion

4. Corruption

5. Construction

Part Two: The "Madisonian" Hamilton

6. Annapolis

7. King's College

8. Commerce

9. Passions

10. Monarchy

Part Three: Checks and Balances (No. 51)

11. Mixed Government

12. Separated Powers

13. Checks

14. Legislative Supremacy: Hamilton

15. Judicial Review: Hamilton

16. Celebrated Maxim

17. Judicial Review: Madison

18. Legislative Supremacy: Madison

19. Sovereignty

20. Federalism

Part Four: Representation (No. 10)

21. Genius of the People

22. Virtue

23. Faction

24. Interest

25. Party

26. Extent of Territory

27. To Refine...

28. ...and Enlarge

29. Diffusive Character

30. The Third Publius

31. Accuracy

Epilogue

Key to Brief Citations

Topic Outline of The Federalist

Index to Federalist Numbers

Index to Phrases (No. 10)

Glossary

Index to Proper Names

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140298390
Author:
Wills, Garry
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Constitutions
Subject:
Federalist
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
US History-General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
66
Publication Date:
20010431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
7.85x5.12x.74 in. .62 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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