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Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - Martin - Goodreads

This book was considered very controversial when first published in 1913. An admittedly superficial study of the 55 or so men who attended the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 as well ... Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - C. Scott - Goodreads

Scholarly writing is very difficult for me to get through, but I was very happy that I forced myself to plow through this volume. Beard's message is as important now as it was when it was written 100 ... Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - Brian Anton - Goodreads

An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States by Charles A. Beard is a survey of the economics behind the formation and ratification of the United States Constitution. The work ... Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - Adam - Goodreads

Charles A. Beard, an early 19th–century historian, proposes the concept of examining the motivations of establishing and writing the United States' constitution the way it was written—with an ... Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - The Thousander Club - Goodreads

Adam C. Zern shares his thoughts . . . "Academia is notorious for existing within a vacuum. Every area of study becomes so constricted from every other subject of study it's almost as if other ... Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - Steven Peterson - Goodreads

4 stars for being an historically important book. Fewer for ending up proposing a thesis that was later found to be deficient. Basic argument: The Constitution was an undemocratic document drawn up ... Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - Michael Bryan - Goodreads

Think the Constitution was purely a product of huh ideals and democratic principles? Think again. Beard demonstrates it was deeply motivated by the economic interests of American elites at the time. Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - Frederick Widdowson - Goodreads

This is an outstanding book and as Mr. Beard says, its just one interpretation of the origins of the constitution. I've read several reviews of this books and it looks as if either people haven't ... Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - Dave - Goodreads

A fair amount of this is rather dry, and probably out-of-date. But it presents some very obvious and necessary points. The information about the financial dealings of the confederation period was eye-opening. Read full review

Review: An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

User Review  - Joshua - Goodreads

Not even sure what "dated" would mean in relation to this book. But if people are still reading anything I write 97 years later, I'll be a happy ghost. Read full review


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