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Language and political meaning in revolutionary America

Author: John R Howe
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2004.
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Between the Declaration of Independence and the federal constitution, the American revolutionary generation produced an enormous body of writing on political matters. The author offers a reassessment  Read more...

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Howe, John R.
Language and political meaning in revolutionary America.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)647366712
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John R Howe
ISBN: 1558494227 9781558494220
OCLC Number: 52547586
Description: xii, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The normalization of language in eighteenth-century Anglo-America --
Language as law --
Language contested --
The promise and problems of metaphor --
Language and the problem of authorship --
The politics of authorship --
Federalists, antifederalists, and the language of American politics.
Responsibility: John Howe.
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