Madison's Hand by Mary Sarah Bilder
Revising the Constitutional Convention

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This thoroughly researched and elegantly written book tells the story of a remarkable Founding Father and the exhaustive notes he set down during the sweltering summer of 1787...
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No document depicts the Constitutional Convention’s charismatic figures, crushing disappointments, and miraculous triumphs with the force of Madison’s Notes. But how reliable is this account? Drawing on digital technologies and textual analysis, Mary Sarah Bilder reveals that Madison revised to a far greater extent than previously recognized.
 

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Mary Sarah Bilder is Founders Professor of Law and Michael and Helen Lee Distinguished Scholar, Boston College Law School.
 
Published October 19, 2015 by Harvard University Press. 384 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Law & Philosophy, War. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by James Srodes on Jul 18 2016

This thoroughly researched and elegantly written book tells the story of a remarkable Founding Father and the exhaustive notes he set down during the sweltering summer of 1787...

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