James Madison

The American Presidents Series: The 4th President, 1809-1817

The American Presidents

Garry Wills; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Series Editor; Read by Ira Claffey

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A bestselling historian examines the life of a Founding Father

Explore Madison's rise to prominence in the colonies through his role in the creation if the Articles of Confederation and the first Constitutional Congress. Madison oversaw the first foreign war under the constitution, and had to confront issues such as public morale, internal security, relations with Congress, and the independence of the military. Wills also traces Madison's later life, during which he enjoyed greater popularity than while in office.

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Listen to this audiobook excerpt from bestselling historian Garry Wills' biography James Madison. Explore Madison's rise to prominence in the colonies through his role in the creation if the Articles of Confederation and the first Constitutional Congress. Madison oversaw the first foreign war under the constitution, and had to confront issues such as public morale, internal security, relations with Congress, and the independence of the military.

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Garry Wills; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Series Editor; Read by Ira Claffey

Gary Wills is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and cultural critic, and a professor of history at Northwestern University. A recipient of the National Book Award, his many books include Lincoln at Gettysburg, Reagan's America, Witches and Jesuits, and a biography of Saint Augustine. He lives in Evanston, Illinois. Ira Claffey has narrated or co-narrated numerous audio titles from Macmillan Audio.  His work includes Rock Rats, Thomas Jefferson, Rutherford B. Hayes, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John Quincy Adams, Grover Cleveland, James Madison, and Theodore Roosevelt.  Of Ira’s narration of Theodore Roosevelt, AudioFile magazine has said, “Ira Claffey's passionate but cultivated voice is the perfect medium in which to join two men of refinement.”

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Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr.
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James Madison
The American Presidents Series: The 4th President, 1809-1817
Garry Wills; Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., Series Editor; Read by Ira Claffey

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Unabridged Digital Audio

Unabridged  Digital Audio
Macmillan Audio
March 2003
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781593970079
ISBN10: 1593970072
Audio Run Time: 6:00
$12.99

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Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books
April 2002
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805069051
ISBN10: 0805069054
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 208 pages
$25.00
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