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James Madison

Author: Richard Brookhiser
Publisher: New York, NY : Basic Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
biografi
Named Person: James Madison; James / 1751-1836 Madison; James Madison; James Madison; James Madison; James Madison
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Brookhiser
ISBN: 9780465019830 0465019838 0465063802 9780465063802
OCLC Number: 701015433
Description: xi, 287 pages ; 25 cm
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.
Responsibility: Richard Brookhiser.
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