Beyond confederation : origins of the Constitution and American national identity /

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Other Authors: Beeman, Richard R. (Editor), Botein, Stephen (Editor), Carter, Edward C., II, 1928-2002 (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill [North Carolina] ; London [England] : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia, by the University of North Carolina Press, [1987]
Series:Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia.
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1. Ideologies: The American Constitution: a revolutionary interpretation / Stanley N. Katz
  • The Constitution of the thinking revolutionary / Ralph Lerner
  • Interests and disinterestedness in the making of the Constitution / Gordon S. Wood
  • pt. 2. Issues: Shay's Rebellion and the ratification of the federal Constitution in Massachusetts / Richard D. Brown
  • Money, credit, and Federalist political economy / Janet A. Riesman
  • The practical sphere of a republic: James Madison, the Constitutional Conventions, and the emergence of revolutionary federalism / Lance Banning
  • Slavery and the Constitutional Convention: making a covenant with death / Paul Finkelman
  • James Madison and visions of American nationality in the confederation period: a regional perspective / Drew R. McCoy
  • pt. 3. Aftermath: The structure of politics at the accession of George Washington / Jack N. Rakove
  • The persistence of antifederalism after 1789 / Richard E. Ellis
  • Religious dimensions of the early America state / Stephen Botein
  • Epilogue: A roof without walls: the dilemma of American national identity / John M. Murrin.