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The Resource James Madison, Richard Brookhiser, (electronic resource)

James Madison, Richard Brookhiser, (electronic resource)

Label
James Madison
Title
James Madison
Statement of responsibility
Richard Brookhiser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Chronicles the life and career of the fourth American president, including his work constructing the U.S. Constitution, his role in shaping American politics, his influence on partisan journalism, and his leadership during the War of 1812
  • 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 penetrati
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
342.730292
Index
index present
LC call number
  • KF4520
  • E342
LC item number
.B77 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
James Madison, Richard Brookhiser, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-270) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Youth, revolution -- The Constitution -- The Federalist, The Bill of Rights -- The first political party -- Leading an opposition -- Wilderness years -- In power -- Problems of power -- President -- War leader -- Retirement, death -- Legacy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 287 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465027996
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
07CB345E-B1C4-43CB-8486-A61077D58E76
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn755415498
  • (OCoLC)755415498
  • 385272
Label
James Madison, Richard Brookhiser, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-270) and index
Color
mixed
Contents
Youth, revolution -- The Constitution -- The Federalist, The Bill of Rights -- The first political party -- Leading an opposition -- Wilderness years -- In power -- Problems of power -- President -- War leader -- Retirement, death -- Legacy
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 287 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780465027996
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
07CB345E-B1C4-43CB-8486-A61077D58E76
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn755415498
  • (OCoLC)755415498
  • 385272

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