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American leviathan : empire, nation, and revolutionary frontier

Author: Patrick Griffin
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Griffin
ISBN: 9780809024919 0809024918 0809095157 9780809095155
OCLC Number: 173807611
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: 368 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction: Tom Quick's monument --
pt. I. State of nature. Drawing the line : the ideology of British Empire in the American West ; Crossing the line : the limits of empire in the West ; Abandoning the line : the failure of empire in the West --
pt. II. State of war. Revolution and chaos : Lord Dunmore's war and the search for order ; Revolution and uncertainty : the War of Independence and self-sovereignty ; Revolution and violence : warring against Indians and reimagining the West --
pt. III. American leviathan. South and North : envisioning commonwealth on the frontier ; West and East : the limits of commonwealth on the frontier ; American leviathan : the covenant for commonwealth --
Epilogue: George Rogers Clark's Monument.
Responsibility: Patrick Griffin.
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