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The Federalist: The Essential Essays by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison and John Jay, with Related Documents

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Edited by: Jack N. Rakove

ISBN13: 9780312247324
ISBN: 031224732X
Published: March 2005
Publisher: Saint Martin's Press Inc.
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £22.99



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Considered the United States' greatest contribution to the ""canon"" of western political theory, ""The Federalist"" is a series of 85 essays first published in 1787 and 1788 supporting the ratification of the Constitution. In this new edition, Jack Rakove presents the most crucial and frequently studied ""Federalist"" essays with an introduction to contemporary scholarly thinking about the Constitution and the role these essays played in its adoption.

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Subjects:
Other Jurisdictions , USA
Contents:
Foreword - Preface - PART ONE: INTRODUCTION - The Road to Philadelphia - The Authors - The Federal Convention - The Struggle for Ratification - The Federalist Response and the Response of The Federalist - Reading The Federalist - PART TWO: SELECTED FEDERALIST PAPERS - 1, 6, 10, 14, 15, 23, 32, 33, 37, 39, 42, 45-51, 53, 62-64, 70-72, 75, 78, 81, 84, 85 - PART THREE: RELATED DOCUMENTS - Alexander Hamilton - Conjectures about the New Constitution, Sept.
1787 - James Madison, letter to Jefferson, Oct.
24, 1987 - Appendixes - The Constitution of the United States of America - Questions for Consideration - Selected Bibliography - Index