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The Resource The First Congress : how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government, Fergus M. Bordewich

The First Congress : how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government, Fergus M. Bordewich

Label
The First Congress : how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government
Title
The First Congress
Title remainder
how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government
Statement of responsibility
Fergus M. Bordewich
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The First Congress was the most important in US history says prizewinning author and historian Fergus Bordewich, because it established how our government would actually function. Had it failed--as many at the time feared it would--it's possible that the United States as we know it would not exist today,"--NoveList
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
327.7309/033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1059 1st
LC item number
.B67 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The First Congress : how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government, Fergus M. Bordewich
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Nebuchadnezzar's monster -- An ocean always turbulent -- The fostering hand of government -- A new era -- Pomp and quiddling -- A very perplexing business -- A great and delicate subject -- Vile politics -- Propositions of a doubtful nature -- Paper guarantees -- A centre without parallel -- Interlude I -- The labyrinth of finance -- A gross national iniquity -- The trumpet of sedition -- Cabals, meetings, plots & counterplots -- A southern position -- Indians -- Interlude II -- Freedom's favorite seat -- A most mischievous engine -- Epilogue: American dawn
Control code
ocn910566523
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451691931
Lccn
2015017286
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910566523
  • i9781451691931
Label
The First Congress : how James Madison, George Washington, and a group of extraordinary men invented the government, Fergus M. Bordewich
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [317]-377) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Nebuchadnezzar's monster -- An ocean always turbulent -- The fostering hand of government -- A new era -- Pomp and quiddling -- A very perplexing business -- A great and delicate subject -- Vile politics -- Propositions of a doubtful nature -- Paper guarantees -- A centre without parallel -- Interlude I -- The labyrinth of finance -- A gross national iniquity -- The trumpet of sedition -- Cabals, meetings, plots & counterplots -- A southern position -- Indians -- Interlude II -- Freedom's favorite seat -- A most mischievous engine -- Epilogue: American dawn
Control code
ocn910566523
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xv, 396 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781451691931
Lccn
2015017286
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)910566523
  • i9781451691931

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