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|ISBN:||9780521193306 0521193303 9780521132466 0521132460|
|Description:||ix, 277 pages ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: Jasper Maudit's 'Instructions': The Imperial Roots of Early American Political Theory --
PART I. RESTORATION AND REBELLION: 1. English Rights in an Atlantic World; 2. The Glorious Revolution in America --
PART II. EMPIRE: 3. Jeremiah Dummer and the Defense of Chartered Government; 4. John Bulkley and the Mohegans; 5. Daniel Dulany and the Natural Right to English law; 6. Richard Bland and the Prerogative in Pre-Revolutionary Virginia --
PART III. REVOLUTION: 7. In Search of a Unitary Empire; 8. The Final Imperial Crisis --
Conclusion. Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Jasper Maudit's 'instructions': the imperial roots of early American political theory; Part I. Restoration and Rebellion: 1. English rights in an Atlantic world; 2. The glorious revolution in America; Part II. Empire: 3. Jeremiah Dummer and the defense of chartered government; 4. John Bulkley and the Mohegans; 5. Daniel Dulany and the natural right to English law; 6. Richard Bland and the prerogative in pre-revolutionary Virginia; Part III. Revolution: 7. In search of a unitary empire; 8. The final imperial crisis; Conclusion.
'Craig Yirush's important and timely book on the political ideas of eighteenth-century white settlers in North America reorients and reinvigorates the study of colonial British American political