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An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Charles A. Beard
 

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Published in 1913, this immensely influential and controversial history reinterpreted the motivations and actions of the members of the 1787 Constitutional Convention, suggesting that the importance of economic self-interest of the Founding Fathers outweighed abstract notions of philosophy in the shaping of the Constitution. 

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Published in 1913, this immensely influential and controversial history reinterpreted the motivations and actions of the members of the 1787 Constitutional Convention, suggesting that the importance of economic self-interest of the Founding Fathers outweighed abstract notions of philosophy in the shaping of the Constitution. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411445888
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/29/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,277,003
File size:
602 KB

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Charles A. Beard (1874-1948) was an influential American historian whose revisionist approach to history focused on economic motivations, as well as on class conflict.  With his wife, Mary, he wrote such successful popular histories as The Rise of American Civilization (1929) and The American Spirit (1943). 

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