The Founders at Home

The Founders at Home

The Building of America, 1735-1817

Book - 2014
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Discusses the history of America's Founding Fathers through their words and actions but also through the architectural treasures of the homes they built while they conspired to change the world.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, c2014
ISBN: 9780393240214
0393240215
Branch Call Number: 973.2 Magn
Characteristics: viii, 472 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Contents: The Americanness of the American Revolution
The firebrands. Conceived in liberty : William Livingston and the case for revolution ; Conservative revolutionaries : the Lees of Stratford Hall
The Federalists. George Washington : in pursuit of fame ; General Washington ; President Washington ; John Jay : America's indispensable diplomat ; Alexander Hamilton and the American dream
The Republicans. Thomas Jefferson : Monticello's shadows ; James Madison : theory ; James Madison : practice

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