The Resource James Madison and the making of America, Kevin R.C. Gutzman, (compact audio disc unabridged)

James Madison and the making of America, Kevin R.C. Gutzman, (compact audio disc unabridged)

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James Madison and the making of America
Title
James Madison and the making of America
Statement of responsibility
Kevin R.C. Gutzman
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Language
eng
Summary
This is the first full-length biography, in over a decade, of James Madison, our fourth President and icon of the conservative movement. In it, the author, a historian looks beyond Madison's traditional moniker, "The Father of the Constitution", to find a more complex and realistic portrait of this influential Founding Father. Instead of an idealized portrait of Madison, the author treats readers to the story of a man who often performed his founding deeds in spite of himself: Madison's fame rests on his participation in the writing of The Federalist Papers and his role in drafting the Bill of Rights and Constitution. Yet, he thought that the Bill of Rights was unnecessary and insisted that it not be included in the unamended Constitution which, he lamented, was entirely inadequate and, likely, would soon fail. Madison helped to create the first American political party, the first party to call itself "Republican", but only after he had argued that political parties, in general, were harmful. Madison served as Secretary of State and, then, as President during the early years of the United States and the War of 1812; however, the American foreign policy he implemented in 1801-1817 ultimately resulted in the British burning down the Capitol and the White House. Virtually all of his great accomplishments, such as his contributions to The Federalist Papers, are now misunderstood. His greatest legacy, the disestablishment of Virginia's state church and adoption of the libertarian Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, is often omitted from discussion of his career
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Literary text for sound recordings
biography
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Read by Arthur Morey
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adult
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James Madison and the making of America, Kevin R.C. Gutzman, (compact audio disc unabridged)
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James Madison and the making of America, Kevin R.C. Gutzman, (compact audio disc unabridged)
Publication
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  • Compact discs
  • In container (16 x 18 cm.)
  • Duration: 16:00:00
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4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
13 sound discs (16 hr.)
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Isbn
9781452606347
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
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digital
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digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
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