The Federalist Papers Author:Andrew Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay A NEW NATION, CONCEIVED IN LIBERATY — The Federalist Paper,s written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, brilliantly defend what was in their day a revolutionary charter--the Constitution of the United States. The Federalist Papers explain the complexities of a constitutional government--its political structure and principles bas... more »ed on the inherent rights of man. Scholars have long regarded this work as a milestone in political science and a classic of American political theory.
SPECIAL FEATURES OF THIS MENTOR EDITION:
The Mentor Federalist Papers is based on the original McLean eidtion of 1788. Clinton Rossiter, John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University, has prepared a new Introduction; an expanded Table of Contents, with a brief pr?cis of each essay; an Appendix containing the Constitution, with cross reference to The Federalist Papers; and an Index of Ideas that lists and gives reference to the major political concepts discussed.« less