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The Resource Madison and Jefferson, Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg

Madison and Jefferson, Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg

Label
Madison and Jefferson
Title
Madison and Jefferson
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
Title variation
Madison & Jefferson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The third and fourth presidents have long been considered proper and noble gentlemen, with Thomas Jefferson's genius overshadowing James Madison's judgment and common sense. But in this revelatory book, both leaders are seen as men of their times, ruthless and hardboiled operatives in a gritty world of primal politics where they struggled for supremacy for more than fifty years
Summary
Analyzes the historically pivotal friendship between the third and fourth presidents, offering insight into these complex characters and presenting a sobering assessment of how politics were conducted in the country's early years
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
374687
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.4/6092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E332.2
LC item number
.B864 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Madison and Jefferson, Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [647]-780) and index
Contents
The Virginians, 1774-1776 -- On the defensive, 1776-1781 -- Partners apart, 1782-1786 -- The division of power, 1787 -- The addition of rights, 1788-1789 -- The pathological decade and beyond -- Attachments and resentments, 1790-1792 -- Party spirit, 1793 -- The effects of whiskey on reputation, 1794-1795 -- Danger, real or pretended, 1796-1799 -- Inhaling republicanism, 1800-1802 -- Signs of a restless future -- The embryo of a great empire, 1803-1804 -- Years of schism, days of dread, 1805-1808 -- Road to war, 1809-1812 -- Road out of war, 1813-1816 -- Madison lives to tell the tale, 1817-1836 -- Legacy -- Thawing out the historical imagination
Control code
5153908
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 809 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400067282
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010005884
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn505417130
  • (OCoLC)505417130
Label
Madison and Jefferson, Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [647]-780) and index
Contents
The Virginians, 1774-1776 -- On the defensive, 1776-1781 -- Partners apart, 1782-1786 -- The division of power, 1787 -- The addition of rights, 1788-1789 -- The pathological decade and beyond -- Attachments and resentments, 1790-1792 -- Party spirit, 1793 -- The effects of whiskey on reputation, 1794-1795 -- Danger, real or pretended, 1796-1799 -- Inhaling republicanism, 1800-1802 -- Signs of a restless future -- The embryo of a great empire, 1803-1804 -- Years of schism, days of dread, 1805-1808 -- Road to war, 1809-1812 -- Road out of war, 1813-1816 -- Madison lives to tell the tale, 1817-1836 -- Legacy -- Thawing out the historical imagination
Control code
5153908
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 809 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781400067282
Isbn Type
(hc. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010005884
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn505417130
  • (OCoLC)505417130

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