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

User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

famous text, this, regarding the economic interests that controlled the drafting of the constitution. preface by modern scholar attempts to throw author's argument under the bus. although it may be ... 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A fair amount of this is rather dry, and probably out-of-date.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

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

User Review  - Stephen Smith - Goodreads

An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States by Charles A. Beard (2004) Read full review

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

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

A lot of problems, but it started us down some useful roads. A good demystifying is usually worth it. Read full review

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

User Review  - Alan - Goodreads

Old classic. History according to motive and context, not idels. Read full review

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

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

Who was the richest guy in the US when the Constitution was being written? Same guy who cut down the apple tree. Smart, ground-breaking take on the $ behind the document. Read full review

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

User Review  - James - Goodreads

While I only give this book 3 stars, this book set me on a journey that has since changed my life. Economics moves people to act and change the course of history. Once you understand that, the world just makes a lot more sense (and the people who fail to realize it make even less sense). Read full review


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