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Madison's Hand: Remembering the Constitutional Convention (Thoughts on the History of the Book and the Catholic Intellectual Traditions)

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Further Reading:


Drew McCoy. The Last of the Fathers: James Madison & The Republican Legacy. (Cambridge University Press, 1991).


James H. Hutson. "The Creation of the Constitution: Scholarship at a Standstill." Reviews in American History. Vol. 12, No. 4. (Dec., 1984): 463-477.

Walter Ong. "Writing is a Technology that Restructures Thought." The Written Word: Literacy in Transition. Wolfson College Lectures 1985. Gerd Baumann, ed. (Oxford University Press, 1986).

Mary Bilder. "Why We have Judicial Review.”  Boston College Law School Faculty Papers, Paper 200.

---. “The Origins of Judicial Review." BC Law Magazine, (2006).

Summary of “James Madison, Law Student.”