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David O. Stewart

Biography

David O. Stewart

David O. Stewart is an award-winning author and the president of the Washington Independent Review of Books. He is the author of several acclaimed histories, including THE SUMMER OF 1787: The Men Who Invented the Constitution, as well as IMPEACHED: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy, and AMERICAN EMPEROR: Aaron Burr’s Challenge to Jefferson’s America.

David O. Stewart

Books by David O. Stewart

by David O. Stewart - History, Nonfiction

Historian David O. Stewart restores James Madison, sometimes overshadowed by his fellow Founders, to his proper place as the most significant framer of the new nation. Short, plain, balding, neither soldier nor orator, low on charisma and high on intelligence, Madison cared more about achieving results than taking the credit. To reach his lifelong goal of a self-governing constitutional republic, he blended his talents with those of key partners.

by David O. Stewart - History, Nonfiction

AMERICAN EMPEROR traces Aaron Burr from the threshold of the presidency in the contested election of 1800, through his duel with Alexander Hamilton, and then across the American West as he schemed with foreign ambassadors, the traitorous general-in-chief of the army, and future presidents, including Andrew Jackson.