An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

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Macmillan, 1921 - Constitutional history - 330 pages
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User Review  - encephalical - LibraryThing

Fascinating deconstruction of the motivations of the delegates to the Constitutional Convention. Beard carries his thesis that the US Constitution did not originate out of high-minded, disinterested ... Read full review

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User Review  - patito-de-hule - LibraryThing

Beard's 1913 history is a classic of historical revisionism. The author puts down his thesis that the context of the constitution is to be found in economic phenomena. It was a fad in all history at that time, and the book is now very dated. Read full review

Contents

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52
IV
64
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152
VII
189
VIII
217
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253
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