The lamp of experience: Whig history and the intellectual origins of the American Revolution

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Liberty Fund, Jan 1, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 305 pages
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In a landmark work, a leading scholar of the eighteenth century uses diaries, personal correspondence, newspapers, and legislative records to examine the ways in which an understanding of the nature of history influenced the thinking of the Founding Fathers.

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