Beyond Confederation: Origins of the Constitution and American National Identity
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"Beyond Confederation" scrutinizes the ideological background of the U.S. Constitution, the rigors of its writing and ratification, and the problems it both faced and provoked immediately after ratification. The essays in this collection question much of the heritage of eighteenth-century constitutional thought and suggest that many of the commonly debated issues have led...more
Paperback, 376 pages
Published March 31st 1987 by University of North Carolina Press (first published March 1st 1987)
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