James Madison and the Creation of the American Republic

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Scott, Foresman/Little, Brown Higher Education, 1990 - Presidents - 201 pages
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Traces the life and career of the fourth President and assesses his contributions to the early history of the United States.

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Very dry for such an important subject. I'm sure there is something better out there, but I read this to check him off of my presidents list. Read full review



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JACK RAKOVE, the William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies and a professor of political science at Stanford University, is one the most distinguished historians of the early American republic. He is the author of, among other books, "Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution, " which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1997. He frequently writes op-ed articles for the "New York Times, " the "Washington Post, " and other major newspapers. He has been an expert witness in Indian land claims litigation and has testified in Congress on impeachment.

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