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James Madison  Cover Image Book Book

James Madison / Garry Wills.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0805069054
  • ISBN: 9780805069051
  • Physical Description: xx, 184 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2002.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [173]-174) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
1. Pre-presidential years (1751-1809) -- 1. Before the Constitution -- 2. The Constitution -- 3. Three administrations -- 2. The Presidency : first term (1809-1813) -- 4. Policy and personnel -- 5. Domestic affairs : the partisans -- 6. Foreign affairs : suckered twice -- 7. Maneuvering into war -- 8. To conquer Canada -- 9. Frigates and a fresh start -- 3. The Presidency : second term (1813-1817) -- 10. Peace overtures and professionalism -- 11. Washington and Baltimore -- 12. Maneuvering out of war -- 13. Assessing the Presidency.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Madison, James, 1751-1836.
Presidents > United States > Biography.
Presidenten.
United States > Politics and government > 1809-1817.

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pulaski County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Pulaski County Library-Waynesville.

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  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pulaski County Library-Waynesville BIO MAD Wil (Text) 33642000371815 Adult Biography Available -


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