The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America / Edition 1

The Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America / Edition 1

by Drew R. McCoy
     
 

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Elusive Republic: Political Economy in Jeffersonian America

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807846162
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/09/1996
Series:
Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
278
Sales rank:
361,191
Product dimensions:
6.07(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.82(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction5
Ch. 1Social Progress and Decay in Eighteenth-Century Thought13
Ch. 2The Republican Revolution48
Ch. 3Commerce and the Independent Republic76
Ch. 4An Uneasy Adolescence: Manufactures and the Crisis of the Eighties105
Ch. 5The Constitution: Two Visions120
Ch. 6The Specter of Walpole: Republicanism at Bay136
Ch. 7"One Great Commercial Republic": Commerce, Bankruptcy, and the Crisis of the Nineties166
Ch. 8The Jeffersonians in Power: Extending the Sphere185
Ch. 9The Jeffersonians in Power: Embargo and War209
Ch. 10The Republic Secured?236
Index261

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