Interpreting the Founding: Guide to the Enduring Debates over the Origins and Foundations of the American Republic / Edition 1

Interpreting the Founding: Guide to the Enduring Debates over the Origins and Foundations of the American Republic / Edition 1

by Alan Ray Gibson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0700614540

ISBN-13: 9780700614547

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

This revised and updated edition includes a new chapter on the "Unionist Paradigm" or "Federalist Interpretation" of the Constitution.

Overview

This revised and updated edition includes a new chapter on the "Unionist Paradigm" or "Federalist Interpretation" of the Constitution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700614547
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Series:
American Political Thought Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
174
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition vii

Preface to the First Edition ix

Acknowledgments xvii

1 The Center Will No Longer Hold 1

2 The Progressive Interpretation 7

3 The Liberal Tradition 13

4 The Tunnel History of Republicanism 22

5 The Scottish Conversation 37

6 The Multiple Traditions Approach 53

7 "From the Bottom Up": Feminine, Forgotten, and Forced Founders 64

8 The American Founding in Geopolitical Context: The "Federal Interpretation" or "Unionist Paradigm," 86

Epilogue: Contributions, Confrontations, and Future Prospects 123

Notes 141

Bibliography 189

Index 213

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