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Madison and Jefferson / Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg.

By: Burstein, Andrew.
Contributor(s): Isenberg, Nancy.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Random House, c2010Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxvii, 809 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 25 cm.ISBN: 1400067286 :; 9781400067282 :.Subject(s): Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Friends and associates | Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- Friends and associates | United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865 | Founding Fathers of the United States -- Biography | Presidents -- United States -- BiographyDDC classification: 973.4/6092
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 -- Roadto war, 1809-1812 -- Road out of war, 1813-1816 -- Madison lives to tell the tale, 1817-1836 -- Legacy -- Thawing out the historical imagination.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Book Bailey Cove Branch
Adult non-fiction
Adult non-fiction 973.4609 BUR (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562013204724
Book Book Madison Branch
Adult non-fiction
Adult non-fiction HIST 973.4609 BUR (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562013667854
Book Book Main Branch
Adult non-fiction
Adult non-fiction 973.4609 BUR (Browse shelf) 1 Available 31562013693439
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [755]-780) and index.

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 -- Roadto war, 1809-1812 -- Road out of war, 1813-1816 -- Madison lives to tell the tale, 1817-1836 -- Legacy -- Thawing out the historical imagination.

Comment by Daniel Lambert S.
01/10/2019

Lots of good history about Jefferson and Madison. Also has limited discussion about the three others of the first five presidents. I had trouble getting into the book at the beginning.

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