The Last of the Fathers : James Madison and the Republican Legacy

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The Last of the Fathers : James Madison and the Republican Legacy

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 386 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780521364072
  • DDC分類 B

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Born in the middle of the eighteenth century as a subject of King George II, James Madison, father of the United States Constitution, lived until 1836, dying as a citizen of Andrew Jackson's republic. For over forty years he played a pivotal role in the creation and defence of a new political order but he also lived long enough to see the system of government he had nurtured threatened by disruptive forces that would ultimately lead to civil war. In this book, Drew McCoy tells the poignant story of Madison's reckoning of his generation's spectacular political achievement.

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Prologue
1. The character of the good statesman
2. The character of the good republic: justice,
stability, and the constitution
3. Retrospect and prospect: Congress and the
perils of popular government
4. Memory and meaning: nullification and the
lost world of the founding
5. The republic transformed: population,
economy, and society
6. Accommodation: the old dominion
7. Despair: the peculiar institution
8. Legacy: the strange career of William Cebell
Rives
Epilogue
Acknowledgements
Index.