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Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought : The Federalist: With Letters of Brutus - Alexander Hamilton

Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

The Federalist: With Letters of Brutus

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The Federalist represents one side of one of the most momentous political debates ever conducted: whether to ratify, or to reject, the newly-drafted American constitution. To understand the debate properly requires attention to opposing Antifederalist arguments against the Constitution, and this new and authoritative student-friendly edition presents in full all eighty-five Federalist papers written by the pseudonymous 'Publius' (Hamilton, Madison, and Jay), along with the sixteen letters of 'Brutus', the prominent but still unknown New York Antifederalist who was Publius's most formidable foe. Each is systematically cross-referenced to the other, and both to the appended Articles of Confederation and US Constitution, making the reader acutely aware of the cut-and-thrust of debate in progress. The distinguished political theorist Terence Ball provides all of the standard series editorial features, including brief biographies and notes for further reading, making this the most accessible rendition ever of a classic of political thought in action.

Preface
Introduction
Synopsis
Chronology
Biographical synopses
A note on sources and abbreviations
Bibliographical note
The Federalist
Letters of Brutus
Appendices The Articles of Confederation and Constitution of the United States
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ISBN: 9780521806503
ISBN-10: 052180650X
Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 640
Published: 12th January 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 0.88