The Jeffersonian Persuasion: Evolution of a Party Ideology

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Cornell University Press, 1980 - Biography & Autobiography - 307 pages
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This revisionary study offers a convincing new interpretation of Jeffersonian Republican thought in the 1970's. Based on extensive research in the newspapers and political pamphlets of the decade as well as the public and private writings of party leaders, it traces the development of party ideology and examines the relationship of ideology to party growth and actions.
  

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Not only was this book incredibly helpful in writing my term paper, but I thoroughly enjoyed the summaries of different political theories and the detailed background information that Banning used to ... Read full review

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An underrated work of history. Lance Banning will be missed. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
13
THE HERITAGE
19
THE QUARREL WITH FEDERALISM
91
THE COUNTRY COMES TO POWER
271
Index
303
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Banning is Professor of History at the University of Kentucky.

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