The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character

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The American Revolution swept away old certainties and forced revolutionaries to consider what it meant to be American. Andrew Trees examines four attempts to answer the question of national identity that Americans faced in the wake of the Revolution. Through the writings of Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison, Trees explores a complicated political world in which boundaries between the personal and the political were fluid and ill-defined. Melding history and literary study, he shows how ...

The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character 2005, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691122366

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The Founding Fathers and the Politics of Character 2003, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691115528

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