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|ISBN:||0333464931 9780333464939 033346494X 9780333464946|
|Notes:||Translation of: Naissance de la pensée politique américaine.|
|Description:||xxvi, 274 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: the revolution as historical object, philosophical subject and political modernity. Part 1 Toward independence - sovereignty and the rights of man: the birth and the end of the First English Empire and American independence; the declaration of independence and the question of sovereignty; the revolution as rupture?. Part 2 Free institutions - the representation of the common good and the individual: the birth of the United States - the war, politics, the post-war period; history conceived - Republican institutions - radical Conservatives - Massachusetts and Virginia;, the confederated state; history reflected; problems of political theory; revolution and counterrevolution. Part 3 From Republican politics to liberal sociology: bankruptcy of the Confederation?; toward the Constitution - the Virginia Plan; the New Jersey plan; how to represent popular sovereignty?; to understand oneself as a revolutionary.|
|Other Titles:||Naissance de la pensée politique américaine.|
|Responsibility:||Dick Howard ; translated by David Ames Curtis.|
- Political science -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
- Constitutional history -- United States.
- Politics and government.
- Constitutional history.
- Political science.
- United States.
- Constitutional history -- United States
- Political science -- United States -- History -- 18th century
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783