A Government Out of Sight: The Mystery of National Authority in Nineteenth-Century Americaby Brian Balogh
A Government Out of Sight revises our understanding of the ways in which Americans turned to the national government throughout the nineteenth century.See more details below
A Government Out of Sight revises our understanding of the ways in which Americans turned to the national government throughout the nineteenth century.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Product dimensions:
- 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: why look back?; 2. How Americans lost sight of the state: adapting Republican virtue to Liberal self interest; 3. Between revolutions: the promise of the 'developmental vision'; 4. 'To strengthen and perpetuate that union': Republican political economy; 5. Outside the boundaries: 'powers and energies in the extreme parts'; 6. The uncontested state: letters, law, localities; 7. Restoring 'spontaneous action and self-regulation': civil war and civil society; 8. Judicial exceptions to Gilded Age laissez-faire; 9. 'A special form of associative action': new liberalism and the national integration of public and private; 10. Conclusion: sighting the twentieth-century state.
and post it to your social network
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
See all customer reviews >