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The three lives of James Madison : genius, partisan, president

Feldman, Noah 1970- (author.).
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  • ISBN: 9780812992755
  • ISBN: 081299275X
  • Physical Description: print
    xviii, 773 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 631-730) and index.
Summary, etc.: "Over the course of his life, James Madison changed the United States three times: First, he designed the Constitution, led the struggle for its adoption and ratification, then drafted the Bill of Rights. As an older, cannier politician he co-founded the original Republican party, setting the course of American political partisanship. Finally, having pioneered a foreign policy based on economic sanctions, he took the United States into a high-risk conflict, becoming the first wartime president and, despite the odds, winning. In The Three Lives of James Madison, Noah Feldman offers an intriguing portrait of this elusive genius and the constitutional republic he created--and how both evolved to meet unforeseen challenges."--Dust jacket.
Subject: Madison, James 1751-1836
Presidents United States Biography
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