1787: The Grand Convention (Paperback)

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“Consistently provocative . . . The political method of the framers and its historical appropriateness are luminously explained. —Journal of American History


In this masterly account of the Philadelphia summer when our Constitution was born, Clinton Rossiter establishes his claim that the year 1787 is preeminent in American history. Bringing to life the setting and the challenge, he shows how the delegates hammered out the document on which our government and institutions rest today.
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ISBN: 9780393304046
ISBN-10: 0393304043
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: May 17th, 1987
Pages: 464
Language: English