The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787

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University of North Carolina Press, 1998 - History - 653 pages
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During the Revolutionary era, American political theory underwent a fundamental transformation that carried the nation out of a basically classical and medieval world of political discussion into a milieu that was recognizably modern. This classic work is

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Review: The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787

User Review  - Ryan Welch - Goodreads

This book definitely assumes a certain familiarity with the subject matter (a background in law wouldn't hurt either). I really have neither of these prerequisites but still found the book to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matthew Dambro - Goodreads

If you only read one book on the early American experience; this is the one. It is clear that Dr. Wood immersed himself in the primary sources. His analysis and synthesis of those primary documents is ... Read full review

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Gordon S. Wood is Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History at Brown University.