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8 oct. 2012

St. Leibiger (ed.), "A Companion to J. Madison and J. Monroe," Wiley-Blackwell, 2012

Stuart Leibiger (Editor)
A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe

Wiley-Blackwell, August 2012, 608 p., ISBN:978-0-470-65522-1, £130.00 / €156.00

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Présentation éditeur
A Companion to James Madison and James Monroe features essays from leading academics that consider various aspects of the lives and legacies of our fourth and fifth presidents.
Provides historians and students of history with a wealth of new insights into the lives and achievements of two of America’s most accomplished statesmen, James Madison and James Monroe
Features 32 state-of-the field historiographic essays from leading academics that consider various aspects of the lives and legacies of our fourth and fifth presidents
Synthesizes the latest findings, and offers new insights based on original research into primary sources
Addresses topics that readers often want to learn more about, such as Madison and slavery

Table of Contents 
  • List of Illustrations
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction, Stuart Leibiger
  1. James Madison’s Political Thought: The Ideas of an Acting Politician, Jack N. Rakove
  2. James Madison’s Journey to an “Honorable and Useful Profession, ” 1751–1780, Paul Douglas Newman
  3. James Madison, 1780–1787: Nationalism and Political Reform, Adam Tate
  4. James Madison and the Grand Convention: “The Great Difficulty of Representation”, Gordon Lloyd and Christopher Burkett
  5. James Madison and the Ratification of the Constitution: A Triumph Over Adversity, Kevin R. C. Gutzman
  6. James Madison in The Federalist: Elucidating “The Particular Structure of this Government”, Michael Zuckert
  7. James Madison, Republican Government, and the Formation of the Bill of Rights: “Bound by Every Motive of Prudence”, Alan Gibson
  8. James Madison in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1789–1797: America’s First Congressional Floor Leader, Carey Roberts
  9. James Madison and the National Gazette Essays: The Birth of a Party Politician, Denver Brunsman
  10. James Madison, the Virginia Resolutions, and the Philosophy of Modern American Democracy, Garrett Ward Sheldon
  11. James Madison’s Secretary of State Years, 1801–1809: Successes and Failures in Foreign Relations, Mary Hackett
  12. President James Madison’s Domestic Policies, 1809–1817: Jeffersonian Factionalism and the Beginnings of American Nationalism, Aaron N. Coleman
  13. President James Madison and Foreign Affairs, 1809–1817: Years of Principle and Peril, David J. Siemers
  14. James Madison’s Retirement, 1817–1836: Engaging the Republican Past, Present, and Future, James H. Read
  15. James Madison and George Washington: The Indispensable Man’s Indispensable Man, Stuart Leibiger
  16. James Madison and Thomas Jefferson: A “Friendship Which Was For Life”, Jeffry H. Morrison
  17. James and Dolley Madison and the Quest for Unity, Catherine Allgor
  18. James Madison and Montpelier: The Rhythms of Rural Life, David B. Mattern
  19. James Madison and the Dilemma of American Slavery, Jeff Broadwater
  20. James Monroe’s Political Thought: The People the Sovereigns, Arthur Scherr
  21. James Monroe, 1758–1783: Student and Soldier of the American Revolution, Daniel Preston
  22. James Monroe and the Confederation, 1781–1789: The Making of a Virginia Statesman,  Robert W. Smith
  23. James Monroe in the 1790s: A Republican Leader, William M. Ferraro
  24. James Monroe as Governor of Virginia and Diplomat Abroad, 1799–1810: A Revolution of Principles and the Triumph of Pragmatism, David A. Nichols
  25. James Monroe as Secretary of State and Secretary of War, 1809–1817: Toward Republican Strategic Sobriety, MackubinThomas Owens
  26. James Monroe, James Madison, and the War of 1812: A Difficult Interlude, J.C.A. Stagg
  27. President James Monroe’s Domestic Policies, 1817–1825: “To Advance the Best Interests of Our Union”, Michael J. McManus
  28. President James Monroe and Foreign Affairs, 1817–1825: An Enduring Legacy, Sandra Moats
  29. The Domestic Life of James Monroe: The Man at Home, Meghan C. Budinger
  30. James Monroe and Thomas Jefferson: Republican Government and the British Challenge to America, 1780–1826, Michael Schwarz
  31. James Monroe and James Madison: Republican Partners, Brook Poston
  32. James Madison and James Monroe Historiography: A Tale of Two Divergent Bodies of Scholarship, Peter Daniel Haworth
  • References
  • Index