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The Resource The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, by Joseph J. Ellis

The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, by Joseph J. Ellis

Label
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Title
The quartet
Title remainder
orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789
Statement of responsibility
by Joseph J. Ellis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story--brilliantly told--of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. The triumph of the American Revolution was neither an ideological nor political guarantee that the colonies would relinquish their independence and accept the creation of a federal government with power over their individual autonomy. The Quartet is the story of this second American founding and of the men responsible--some familiar, such as George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison, and some less so, such as Robert Morris and Governeur Morris. It was these men who shaped the contours of American history by diagnosing the systemic dysfunctions created by the Articles of Confederation, manipulating the political process to force a calling of the Constitutional Convention, conspiring to set the agenda in Philadelphia, orchestrating the debate in the state ratifying conventions, and, finally, drafting the Bill of Rights to assure state compliance with the constitutional settlement"--
Assigning source
Provided by hardcover publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 342.7302/9
  • 973.3
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E209
LC item number
.E45 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Robertson Dean
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, by Joseph J. Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : Pluribus to Unum -- The Articles and the Vision -- The Financier and the Prodigy -- The Domain -- The Courting -- Madison's Moment -- The Great Debate -- Final pieces -- Appendices
Control code
5729681
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8 hr., 27 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553550733
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
PRHA4796
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn887847217
  • (OCoLC)887847217
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The quartet : orchestrating the second American Revolution, 1783-1789, by Joseph J. Ellis
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact disc
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : Pluribus to Unum -- The Articles and the Vision -- The Financier and the Prodigy -- The Domain -- The Courting -- Madison's Moment -- The Great Debate -- Final pieces -- Appendices
Control code
5729681
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8 hr., 27 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553550733
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
PRHA4796
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn887847217
  • (OCoLC)887847217
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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