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Peripheries & Center: Constitutional Development in the Extended Polities of the British Empire & the United States, 1607-1788

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To Great Britain in the seventeenth century, and then to the fledgling United States, no problem was more urgent than how to divide authority between local powers and the governing central power. In this book the noted colonial historian Jack P. Greene traces the search for solutions.

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"Characteristically incisive and refreshing. . . . It represents the fruits of years of reflection and research into the relationship between Great Britain and her American colonies, and how that relationship affected developments in the early Republic." — [London]

About the Author

Jack P. Greene (b. 1931) was an Andrew W. Mellon Professor in Humanities at Johns Hopkins University. His other books include The Quest for Power: The Lower Houses of Assembly in the Southern Royal Colonies, 1689-1776 (Norton).

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ISBN:
9780393306613
Author:
Greene, Jack P.
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Colonies
Subject:
General
Subject:
World History-General
Subject:
United States / Colonial Period(1600-1775)
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
292
Dimensions:
8.15x5.51x.81 in. .81 lbs.

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