The American Founding: Essays on the Formation of the Constitution

The American Founding: Essays on the Formation of the Constitution

by Barlow, Levy, Ken Masugi
     
 

Published to commemorate the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, this volume represents a unique combination of scholarship in the areas of political thought and political history. The papers collected herein examine the founding of the Republic from both perspectives, analyzing its intellectual sources within Western thought, its political context, and the

Overview

Published to commemorate the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution, this volume represents a unique combination of scholarship in the areas of political thought and political history. The papers collected herein examine the founding of the Republic from both perspectives, analyzing its intellectual sources within Western thought, its political context, and the complex relationships between the two. Written by a distinguished group of political scientists and historians that includes two Pulitzer Prize winners, the essays vividly portray the statesmanship of the Founding Fathers and the continuing impact of their legacy, the Constitution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313256103
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/22/1988
Series:
Contributions in Political Science Series , #20
Pages:
366
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)
Lexile:
1560L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

J. JACKSON BARLOW is Director of Higher Education Programs, Commission on the Bicentennial of the U.S. Constitution.

LEONARD W. LEVY is Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Humanities and Chairman of the History Department, Claremont Graduate School.

KEN MASUGI is Special Assistant to the Chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

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