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Author Meyerson, Michael.

Title Liberty's blueprint : how Madison and Hamilton wrote The federalist papers, defined the Constitution, and made democracy safe for the world / Michael I. Meyerson.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2008]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  342.73029 MEY    DUE 11-13-20
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Description xiv, 309 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-297) and index.
Contents "Testifying the esteem & regard" : an unlikely friendship -- "To cement the union" : sounding the call for a convention -- "Better than nothing" : the drafting of the Constitution -- "Establishing good government from reflection and choice" : producing The federalist -- "The head of a faction decidedly hostile to me" : the disintegration of a relationship -- "The most valuable disquisitions of government" : why and how to read The federalist -- "The diseases most incident to Republican government" : appreciating Federalist 10 -- "Ambition must be made to counteract ambition": lessons on the separation of powers -- "A double security": lessons on federalism -- "The greatest of all reflections on human nature": lasting lessons.
Subject Constitutional history.
Constitutional law.
ISBN 9780465002641
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