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The Last Founding Father : James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness
by Harlow Giles Unger


Overview - From the New York Times bestselling author, the larger than life story of America's fifth president, who transformed a small, fragile nation into a powerful empire

In this compelling biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals the epic story of James Monroe (1758-1831)-the last of America's Founding Fathers-who transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a powerful empire stretching "from sea to shining sea." Like David McCullough's John Adams and Jon Meacham's American Lion , The Last Founding Father is both a superb read and stellar scholarship-action-filled history in the grand tradition.  Read more...


 
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Overview
From the New York Times bestselling author, the larger than life story of America's fifth president, who transformed a small, fragile nation into a powerful empire

In this compelling biography, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger reveals the epic story of James Monroe (1758-1831)-the last of America's Founding Fathers-who transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a powerful empire stretching "from sea to shining sea." Like David McCullough's John Adams and Jon Meacham's American Lion, The Last Founding Father is both a superb read and stellar scholarship-action-filled history in the grand tradition.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780306819186
  • ISBN-10: 030681918X
  • Publisher: Da Capo Press
  • Publish Date: September 2010
  • Page Count: 388
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.1 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.05 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Presidents & Heads of State
Books > History > United States - 19th Century
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Historical

 
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