Miracle at Philadelphia

Miracle at Philadelphia

The Story of the Constitutional Convention, May to September, 1787

Book - 1966
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Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1966]
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: 342.73 BOWE
Characteristics: xix, 346 p. illus., ports. 22 cm.


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Jul 04, 2011

Philadelphia in the summer of 1787 was hot, humid and the location of the Costitutional Convention. Bowen's eshustive research has produced a through book detailing the issues and personalities of the Convention. Issues of large versus small states and the failings of the Confederation are addressed. The guiding and forceful roles of the big three - Madison, Washington and Morris - are reported. This book belongs on the shelf of any reader interested in the early development of our republic.


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