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A companion to James Madison and James Monroe

Author: Stuart Eric Leibiger
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Series: Blackwell companions to American history., Presidential companions.
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A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe features 32 essays from leading academics that consider various aspects of the lives and legacies of our fourth and fifth presidents.


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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: James Madison; James Monroe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Eric Leibiger
ISBN: 9780470655221 0470655224
OCLC Number: 777948404
Description: xvii, 585 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: James Madison's political thought : the ideas of an acting politician / Jack N. Rakove --
James Madison's journey to an "honorable and useful professon," 1751-1780 / Paul Douglas Newman --
James Madison, 1780-1787: nationalism and political reform / Adam Tate --
James Madison and the grand convention : "the great difficulty of representation" / Gordon Lloyd and Christopher Burkett --
James Madison and the ratification of the constitution : a triumph over adversity / Kevin R. C. Gutzman --
James Madison in the Federalist : elucidating "the particular structure of this government" / Michael Zuckert --
James Madison, republican government, and the formation of the bill of rights : "bound by every motive of prudence" / Alan Gibson --
James Madison in the U.S. house of representatives, 1789-1797 : America's first congressional floor leader / Carey Roberts --
James Madison and the National Gazette essays : the birth of a party politician / Denver Brunsman --
James Madison, the Virginia resolutions, and the philosophy of modern American democracy / Garrett Ward Sheldon --
James Madison's secretary of state years, 1801-1809 : successes and failures in foreign relations / Mary Hackett --
President James Madison's domestic policies, 1809-1817 : Jeffersonian factionalism and the beginnings of American nationalism / Aaron N. Coleman --
President James Madison and foreign affairs, 1809-1817 : years of principle and peril / David J. Siemers --
James Madison's retirement, 1817-1836 : engaging the republican past, present, and future / James H. Read --
James Madison and George Washington : the indispensable man's indispensable man / Stuart Leibiger --
James Madison and Thomas Jefferson : a "friendship which was for life" / Jeffry H. Morrison --
James and Dolley Madison and the quest for unity / Catherine Allgor --
James Madison and Montpelier : the rhythms of rural life / David B. Mattern --
James Madison and the dilemma of American slavery / Jeff Broadwater --
James Monroe's political thought : the People of the Sovereigns / Arthur Scherr --
James Monroe, 1758-1783 : student and soldier of the American Revolution / Daniel Preston --
James Monroe and the Confederation, 1781-1789 : the making of a Virginia stateman / Robert W. Smith --
James Monroe in the 1790s : a republican leader / William M. Ferraro --
James Monroe as governor of Virginia and diplomat abroad, 1799-1810 : a revolution of principles and the triumph of pragmatism / David A. Nichols --
James Monroe as secretary of state and the secretary of war, 1809-1817 : toward republican strategic sobriety / Mackubin Thomas Owens --
James Monroe, James Madison, and the War of 1812 : a difficult interlude / J.C.A. Stagg --
President James Monroe's domestic policies, 1817-1825 : "to advance the best interests of our union" / Michael J. McManus --
President James Monroe and foreign affairs, 1817-1825 : an enduring legacy / Sandra Moats --
The domestic life of James Monroe : the man at home / Meghan C. Budinger --
James Monroe and Thomas Jefferson : republican government and the British challenge to America, 1780-1826 / Michael Schwarz --
James Monroe and James Madison : republican partners / Brook Poston --
James Monroe and James Monroe historiography : a tale of two divergent bodies of scholarship / Peter Daniel Haworth.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to American history., Presidential companions.
Responsibility: edited by Stuart Leibiger.


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"For this reason, A Companion to JamesMadison and James Monroe should find a home in every academic library in theUnited States." ( Journal of American History , 5 November 2013)

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