Patrick Henry [electronic resource] : first among patriots / Thomas S. Kidd.
- ISBN: 0465028101 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 9780465028108 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 306 p.)
- Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2011
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Summary, etc.:|| Historian Thomas S. Kidd shows how the fiery Patrick Henry cherished a vision of America as a virtuous republic with a clearly circumscribed central government. These ideals brought him into bitter conflict with other Founders and were crystallized in his vociferous opposition to the U.S. Constitution.
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