Conceptual Change and the Constitution

Conceptual Change and the Constitution

by Terence Ball
     
 

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This volume calls attention to the changing or multiple meaning of key concepts and terms in Revolutionary-era political thought. As against the tendency to stress the relative homogeneity o the ideas that colaesced in the late 1780s, this collection creates a set of case studies that illuminate the range of issues around which new and disputed positions formed.

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This volume calls attention to the changing or multiple meaning of key concepts and terms in Revolutionary-era political thought. As against the tendency to stress the relative homogeneity o the ideas that colaesced in the late 1780s, this collection creates a set of case studies that illuminate the range of issues around which new and disputed positions formed. Contributors include Terence Ball, Lance Banning, James Farr, Russell L. Hanson, Daniel Walker Howe, Peter S. Onuf, J.G.A. Pocock, Gerald Stourzh, and Garry Wills.

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Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
These well-written essays provide new insight into the history of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700603695
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
09/28/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

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