Publications

Books

  • James Monroe: The Quest for National Identity by Harry Ammon
  • James Monroe: An Illustrated History by Daniel Preston (Editor, the Papers of James Monroe)
  • The Glorious Hour of Lieutenant Monroe by Richard Hanser
  • A Presidential Legacy by Lee Langston-Harrison
  • The Presidency of James Monroe by Noble E. Cunningham
  • James Monroe: The American Presidents’ Series: The 5th President, 1817-1925 by Gary Hart and Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
  • James Monroe (American Statesmen Series) by Daniel Coit Gilman
  • The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation’s Call to Greatness by Harlow G. Unger
  • The Monroe Doctrine: Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America by Jay Sexton

A more comprehensive bibliography has been compiled by the staff of the Papers of James Monroe.

Pamphlets

(Items marked with an asterisk are sold in the museum shop. Contact us to order.)

  • *The Making of a Revolutionary by Meghan C. Budinger
  • *The Presidency of James Monroe, 1817-1825 by Daniel Preston
  • *Monroe Family Recipes, edited by Judith E. Kosik
  • Music in Mr. Monroe’s Fredericksburg: Cultural Life in Early Federal Era America by Patricia Norwood
  • *Elizabeth Kortright Monroe