Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation (paperback)
 
作者: Joseph J. Ellis 
出版社: Vintage Books USA
出版日期: 2002/02/05
重量: 0.23 kg
ISBN-10: 0375705244
ISBN-13: 9780375705243
書城編號: 267213
 

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In this landmark work of history and winner of the Pulitzer Prize, Joseph J. Ellis explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals--Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison--confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation.

The United States was more a fragile hope than a reality in 1790. During the decade that followed, the Founding Fathers--re-examined here as Founding Brothers--combined the ideals of the Declaration of Independence with the content of the Constitution to create the practical workings of our government. Through an analysis of six fascinating episodes--Hamilton and Burr's deadly duel, Washington's precedent-setting Farewell Address, Adams' administration and political partnership with his wife, the debate about where to place the capital, Franklin's attempt to force Congress to confront the issue of slavery and Madison's attempts to block him, and Jefferson and Adams' famous correspondence--Founding Brothers brings to life the vital issues and personalities from the most important decade in our nation's history.

Joseph J. Ellis 作者作品表

American Dialogue: The Founders and Us (paperback)
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence, 1st Edition
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation (paperback)

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