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The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

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In this book, Bailyn discusses the intense, nation-wide debate on the ratification of the Constitution, stressing the continuities between that struggle over the foundations of the national government and the original principles of the Revolution.

Synopsis:

To the original text of what has become a classic of American historical literature, Bernard Bailyn adds a substantial essay, "Fulfillment," as a Postscript. Here he discusses the intense, nation-wide debate on the ratification of the Constitution, stressing the continuities between that struggle over the foundations of the national government and the original principles of the Revolution. This detailed study of the persistence of the nation's ideological origins adds a new dimension to the book and projects its meaning forward into vital current concerns.

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Bernard Bailyn is a 2010 National Humanities Medal Winner

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Winner of the 1968 Pulitzer Prize for History and Co-Winner of the 1968 Bancroft Prize

About the Author

Bernard Bailyn is Adams University Professor, Emeritus, and Director of the International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, Harvard University. He is the author of numerous books, including The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (Pulitzer and Bancroft Prizes) and The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson (National Book Award), both published by Harvard.

Harvard University

Table of Contents

I. The Literature of Revolution

II. Sources and Traditions

III. Power and Liberty: A Theory of Politics

IV. The Logic of Rebellion

A Note on Conspiracy

V. Transformation

1. Representation and Consent

2. Constitution and Rights

3. Sovereignty

VI. The Contagion of Liberty

1. Slavery

2. Establishment of Religion

3. The Democracy Unleashed

4. "Whether Some Degree of Respect Be Not Always Due from Inferiors to Superiors"

Postscript. Fulfillment: A Commentary on the Constitution

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674443020
Author:
Bailyn, Bernard
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783.
Subject:
Historia Dos Estados Unidos
Subject:
Polâitica
Subject:
EE.UU
Subject:
Political Ideologies - General
Subject:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-
Subject:
Political science -- United States -- History.
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Subject:
History - United States/General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
25
Edition Description:
Enlarged Edition
Series Volume:
no. 5
Publication Date:
March 1992
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
None
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8 x 6 in 12 oz

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Product details 416 pages Belknap Press - English 9780674443020 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , To the original text of what has become a classic of American historical literature, Bernard Bailyn adds a substantial essay, "Fulfillment," as a Postscript. Here he discusses the intense, nation-wide debate on the ratification of the Constitution, stressing the continuities between that struggle over the foundations of the national government and the original principles of the Revolution. This detailed study of the persistence of the nation's ideological origins adds a new dimension to the book and projects its meaning forward into vital current concerns.
"Synopsis" by , Bernard Bailyn is a 2010 National Humanities Medal Winner
"Synopsis" by , Winner of the 1968 Pulitzer Prize for History and Co-Winner of the 1968 Bancroft Prize
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