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The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History

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In a series of fascinating essays that explore topics in American politics from the nation's founding to the present day, The Democratic Experiment opens up exciting new avenues for historical research while offering bold claims about the tensions that have animated American public life. Revealing the fierce struggles that have taken place over the role of the federal gove ...more
ebook, 464 pages
Published January 10th 2009 by Princeton University Press (first published January 1st 2003)
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Melissa Maxwell
Feb 01, 2012 Melissa Maxwell rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this book much more than Contesting Democracy. The articles were interesting and made me rethink some of the preconcieved notion that historians tend to have about the different times in American History. The first and last two chapters I felt did not fully link to book together. But overall the book was good.
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