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James Madison

Author: Garry Wills; Arthur M Schlesinger
Publisher: New York : Times Books, [2002] ©2002
Series: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In this examination of the life of a founding father, renowned historian Wills takes a fresh look at the life of James Madison, from his rise to prominence in the colonies through his role in the creation of the Articles of Confederation and the first Constitutional Congress.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: James Madison; James Madison; James Madison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Wills; Arthur M Schlesinger
ISBN: 0805069054 9780805069051
OCLC Number: 49335842
Description: xx, 184 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Pre-Presidential Years (1751-1809): Before the constitution (1751-1785) ; Constitution (1786-1788) ; Three administrations (1789-1809) --
The Presidency: First Term (1809-1813): Policy and personnel (1809) ; Domestic affairs: the partisans (1908-1816) ; Foreign affairs: suckered twice (1809-1810) ; Maneuvering into war (1811-1812) ; To conquer Canada (1812) ; Frigates and a fresh start (1812) --
The Presidency: Second Term (1813-1817): Peace overtures and professionalism (1813-1814) ; Washington and Baltimore (1814) ; Maneuvering out of war (1814-1815) ; Assessing the Presidency (1815-1817).
Series Title: American presidents series (Times Books (Firm))
Responsibility: Garry Wills ; Arthur M. Schesinger, Jr., general editor.
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In this examination of the life of a founding father, renowned historian Wills takes a fresh look at the life of James Madison, from his rise to prominence in the colonies through his role in the creation of the Articles of Confederation and the first Constitutional Congress.

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