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Author Brookhiser, Richard.

Title James Madison / Richard Brookhiser.

Published New York : Basic Books, 2011.
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 Law 1st Fl Leisure  E342 .B76 2011     AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 287 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-270) and index.
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.
Summary 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.
Subject Madison, James, 1751-1836.
Presidents -- United States -- Biography.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1809-1817.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.
ISBN 9780465019830
0465019838