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The Resource James Madison : a life reconsidered, Lynne Cheney

James Madison : a life reconsidered, Lynne Cheney

Label
James Madison : a life reconsidered
Title
James Madison
Title remainder
a life reconsidered
Statement of responsibility
Lynne Cheney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This majestic new biography of James Madison explores the astonishing story of a man of vaunted modesty who audaciously changed the world. Among the Founding Fathers, Madison was a true genius of the early republic. Outwardly reserved, Madison was the intellectual driving force behind the Constitution and crucial to its ratification. His visionary political philosophy and rationale for the union of states--so eloquently presented in The Federalist papers--helped shape the country Americans live in today. Along with Thomas Jefferson, Madison would found the first political party in the country's history--the Democratic Republicans. As Jefferson's secretary of state, he managed the Louisiana Purchase, doubling the size of the United States. As president, Madison led the country in its first war under the Constitution, the War of 1812. Without precedent to guide him, he would demonstrate that a republic could defend its honor and independence--and remain a republic still"--
Summary
A portrait of the fourth U.S. president offers insight into his pivotal contributions as a Founding Father, covering such topics as his political philosophy and his role as the intellectual force behind the Constitution
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10304605
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cheney, Lynne V
Dewey number
  • 973.5/1092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E342
LC item number
.C48 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Madison, James
  • United States
  • United States
  • Presidents
  • Statesmen
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
  • HISTORY / United States / 19th Century
  • HISTORY / United States / General
Target audience
adult
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a life reconsidered
Label
James Madison : a life reconsidered, Lynne Cheney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn864709687
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780670025190
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013047837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)864709687
Label
James Madison : a life reconsidered, Lynne Cheney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn864709687
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9780670025190
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013047837
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)864709687

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