The Federalist Papers: The Ideas That Forged the American Constitution (Hardcover)

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This handsome hardback brings together a selection of the most influential essays from The Federalists Papers, presented in a elegant pocket edition with gilded page edges and a striking gold-embossed cover design.

Written by Founding Fathers Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay, these essays originated as a series of articles published in New York City's newspapers, seeking to explain and defend the proposed Constitution of the United States. Together they form The Federalist Papers, now hailed as the most important American contribution to the literature of constitutional law making.

This beautiful gift edition brings together 18 of most influential of these essays, selected and introduced by constitutional historian R. B. Bernstein.

- No. 10 - The Union as a Safeguard Against Domestic Faction and Insurrection by Madison
- No. 39 - The Conformity of the Plan to Republican Principles by Madison
- No. 51 - The Structure of the Government Must Furnish the Proper Checks and Balances Between the Different Departments by Madison
- No. 78 - The Judiciary Department by Hamilton
- No. 84 - Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered by Hamilton

This ornate edition features gilded-page edges, patterned endpapers, and a beautiful gold-embossed cover design, making a wonderful gift or collectible for any history enthusiast.

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About the Author

Fourth President of the United States, James Madison (1751-1836) became known as the 'father' of the Constitution because of his influence in planning it and in helping to draw up the Bill of Rights. Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was secretary and aide-de-camp to George Washington. He became a Member of the Constitutional Convention in 1787. John Jay (1745-1829) wrote The Address to the People of Great Britain, stating the case of the early settlers, which won him great acclaim and he also helped to ensure the approval of the Declaration of Independence in New York. R.B. Bernstein (editor and introducer), Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School, Lecturer in Political Science, Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, City College of New York and author of Thomas Jefferson and The Founding Fathers Reconsidered (both for Oxford University Press).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781398830462
ISBN-10: 1398830461
Publisher: Sirius Entertainment
Publication Date: November 7th, 2023
Pages: 256
Language: English