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James Madison led one of the most influential and prolific lives in American history, and his story—although all too often overshadowed by his more celebrated contemporaries—is integral to that of the nation. Madison helped to shape our country as perhaps no other Founder: collaborating on the Federalist Papers and the Bill of Rights, resisting government overreach by assembling one of the nation's first political parties (the Republicans, who became today's Democrats), and taking to the battlefield during the War of 1812, becoming the last president to lead troops in combat.

In this penetrating biography, eminent historian Richard Brookhiser presents a vivid portrait of the "Father of the Constitution," an accomplished yet humble statesman who nourished Americans' fledgling liberty and vigorously defended the laws that have preserved it to this day.

Synopsis:

Eminent historian Richard Brookhiser presents a vivid portrait of James Madison, the "Father of the Constitution" and one of America's greatest statesmen.

About the Author

Richard Brookhiser is the author of What Would the Founders Do? Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton, American, and America's First Dynasty. Writer and host of the critically acclaimed PBS documentary Rediscovering George Washington, he is a columnist for Time magazine and a senior editor of National Review. Richard lives in New York City.Norman Dietz is a writer, an actor, and a solo performer. He has also performed frequently on radio and television, and he has recorded over 150 audiobooks, many of which have earned him awards from AudioFile magazine, the ALA, and Publishers Weekly. Additionally, AudioFile named Norman one of the Best Voices of the Century.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452605579
Author:
Brookhiser, Richard
Publisher:
Tantor Media Inc
Author:
Dietz, Norman
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Biography-Presidents and Heads of State
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in 0.5 lb

Related Subjects

Biography » General
Biography » Presidents and Heads of State
History and Social Science » US History » Revolution and Constitution Era

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