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The autobiography of James Monroe

Monroe, James

The autobiography of James Monroe

by Monroe, James

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Published by Syracuse University Press in [Syracuse] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monroe, James, -- 1758-1831,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Stuart Gerry Brown ; with the assistance of Donald G. Baker.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 16745.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxi, 236 p.
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13557259M
    OCLC/WorldCa11330205

    James Monroe was unique in that he was the first American president to make a career out of public service. From his earliest college days, interrupted by the Revolutionary War, Monroe rarely spent longer than a few months in private life–a career, unfortunately, that left him almost penniless. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The writings of James Monroe, including a collection v Monroe, James, View full catalog record. Rights: .

    This magnificent new biography vividly recreates the epic sweep of Monroe's life: his near-death wounding at Trenton and a brutal winter at Valley Forge; his pivotal negotiations with France over the Louisiana Purchase; his deep, complex friendships with Thomas Jefferson and James Madison; his valiant leadership when the British ransacked the. The extraordinary life of James Monroe: soldier, senator, diplomat, and the last Founding Father to hold the presidency, a man who helped transform thirteen colonies into a vibrant and mighty republic.“A first-rate account of a remarkable life.”—Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Soul of America Monroe lived a life defined by revolutions.

    The Autobiography of James Monroe | First published in , The Autobiography of James Monroe collects the compelling fragments of Monroe's unfinished autobiography, written after his retirement from the presidency. The memoirs trace his boyhood, education, and experiences during his long service as a public servant before becoming president.   The life of “the last Founding Father to hold the presidency.” In this deliberative take on Monroe (), McGrath, a two-time winner of the Commodore John Barry Book Award, mines the Revolutionary and post eras, concentrating on Monroe’s two-term presidency.


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First published inThe Autobiography of James Monroe collects the compelling fragments of Monroe’s unfinished autobiography, written after his retirement from the presidency. The memoirs trace his boyhood, education, and experiences during his long service as a public servant before becoming cturer: Syracuse University Press.

Table of Contents 1 Soldier in the Revolution. James Monroe, late President of the United States, was born in Westmoreland County in 2 Lawyer and Legislator.

DOI: /1ht4wdf His father and uncle had intended him for the bar, to which his 3 Minister from America to the French. First published inThe Autobiography of James Monroe collects the compelling fragments of Monroe’s unfinished autobiography, written after his retirement from the presidency.

The memoirs trace his boyhood, education, and experiences during his long service as a public servant before becoming by: 3.

First published inThe Autobiography of James Monroe collects the compelling fragments of Monroe’s unfinished autobiography, written after his retirement from the presidency. The memoirs trace his boyhood, education, and experiences during his long service as a public servant before becoming president.

[James Monroe; Stuart Gerry Brown] -- This book is the unfinished autobiography by James Monroe on his life before he became President. Including his boyhood, education, his service during the Revolution, and his two missions to Europe.

In many ways, McGrath’s biography of James Monroe reads like two different books: one covering the first part of his life (childhood, aborted college career, Revolutionary War service, law studies and early career) and one focusing on his later, more noteworthy efforts (as a 4/5.

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the James Monroe Biography: The Life and Death of the 5th President of the United States by Kris Blackston at Barnes & Noble. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Kris Blackston. * Harry Ammon’s “James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity” was written over forty years ago and remains the standard Monroe biography for interested scholars and aspiring presidential historians.

Unfortunately for the latter, it seems to have been written not to entertain, but primarily to inform. A biography of the man whose Presidential years were known as "the era of good feeling," during which the Monroe Doctrine proclaimed opposition to further European control in the Western hemisphere Bibliography: p.

Pages:   First published inThe Autobiography of James Monroe collects the compelling fragments of Monroe's unfinished autobiography, written after his retirement from the presidency. The memoirs trace his boyhood, education, and experiences during his long service as a public servant before becoming : Stuart Gerry Brown.

Find out how James Monroe's experience as a foreign minister during the United States' formative years led him to issue the 'Monroe Doctrine,' at :   James Monroe, (born ApWestmoreland county, Virginia [U.S.]—died July 4,New York, New York, U.S.), fifth president of the United States (–25), who issued an important contribution to U.S.

foreign policy in the Monroe Doctrine, a warning to European nations against intervening in the Western Hemisphere. First published inThe Autobiography of James Monroe collects the compelling fragments of Monroe's unfinished autobiography, written after his retirement from the presidency.

The memoirs trace his boyhood, education, and experiences during his long service as a. The Autobiography of James Monroe | Stuart Gerry Brown | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity by Harry Ammon was originally published inmaking it the oldest of the well-read biographies of our fifth president (though this is not a particularly crowded field). Ammon is formerly a Professor of History at Southern Illinois University and /5.

"Provides comprehensive information on President James Monroe and places him within his historical and cultural context. Also explored are the formative events of his times and how he responded"--Provided by publisher Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and indexPages: The Presidency of James Monroe $ By: Daniel Preston.

This book by the editor of The Papers of James Monroe features a thorough look at specific events during Monroe’s time as president. Narrative of the Life of James Monroe with Chronology $ By: Daniel Preston.

A biography and timeline of the life of James Monroe. The following is a list of important scholarly resources related to James Monroe, the fifth President of the United a comprehensive older guide see Harry Ammon, James Monroe: A Bibliography (Greenwood, ).

Secondary sources. he Monroe Papers in the New York Public Library contain two long fragments of an unfinished autobiography left by President Mon - roe. Previously known only to a handful of scholars, the manuscript is here printed in its entirety by the kind permission of the library.

It is my hope that not only students of Monroe and his age but the generalCited by: 3. James Monroe was born on Apin Westmoreland County, Virginia, to Spence Monroe (), a farmer and carpenter, and Elizabeth Jones Monroe ().

Inat Monroe. A suggested list of literary criticism on 's James Monroe. The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on James Monroe.

Monroe, James. The Autobiography of James Monroe. Syracuse Press, May, Ernest R. The Making of the Monroe .Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Autobiography of James Monroe (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay!

Free shipping for many products!Released on May 5, “James Monroe: A Life” by Tim McGrath is the first comprehensive exploration of Monroe’s life in over a decade. McGrath is a business executive, author and two-time winner of the Commodore John Barry Book award.

His previous books include “Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America’s Revolution at Sea” and “John Barry: An American Hero in the Age of.