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Author Magnet, Myron.
Title The founders at home : the building of America, 1735-1817 / Myron Magnet.
Published New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Book Cover
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 Floor2  E302.5 .M19 2014    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 472 pages, 32 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents The Americanness of the American Revolution -- The firebrands. Conceived in liberty: William Livingston and the case for revolution ; Conservative revolutionaries: the Lees of Stratford Hall -- The federalists. George Washington: in pursuit of fame ; General Washington ; President Washington ; John Jay: America's indispensable diplomat ; Alexander Hamilton and the American dream -- The republicans. Thomas Jefferson: Monticello's shadows ; James Madison: theory ; James Madison: practice.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Discusses the history of America's Founding Fathers through their words and actions but also through the architectural treasures of the homes they built while they conspired to change the world.
Subject Founding Fathers of the United States -- Biography.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9780393240214 hardback
0393240215 hardback
OCLC number 829738435