The Federalist Papers Author:Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay A new Nation Conceived in Liberty — The Federalist Papers, 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 ba... more »sed 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 MaLean edition of 1788. Clinton Rossiter, John L. Seniot Professor of American Institutions at Cornell University, has prepared a new Introduction; an expanded Table of Contents, with a brief precis 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