"Nobody has quite done what Dr. Dietze has attempted and has achieved... For there is no book quite like the admirable, closely argued, and learned one that he has just produced."--Economist
"A comprehensive and scholarly treatment of the political ideas of The Federalist--their lineaments, their historical and theoretical roots, and their significance--which demonstrates that Dietze has mastered not only The Federalist but the American political idiom as well.--Review of Politics
"Easily among the most perceptive and scholarly treatments of the... essays."--Law Library Journal
"Dietze not only analyzes The Federalist but also synthesizes most Federalist research, reflecting a profound understanding of political thought as well as knowledge of world scholarship on federalism and constitutionalism... Few flaws mar the book's symmetry, precision, and profundity... No political theorist or student of democracy can afford to miss it."--Journal of Politics
"It is fantastic to note that Gottfried Dietze's The Federalist is the first book ever written on the subject in this country."--Harper's
"A much-needed analysis... For those who wish to know what at least three of the Founding Fathers really thought, this is a must."--Washington Post
First published in 1960 and reissued through seven successful printings, this widely acclaimed classic of American political studies now returns to print in a new paperback edition.
|Publisher:||Johns Hopkins University Press|
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About the Author
Gottfried Dietze is professor of political science at the Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of Youth, University, and Democracy, America's Political Dilemma: From Limited to Unlimited Democracy, In Defense of Property, and American Democracy: Aspects of Practical Liberalism, the latter available from Johns Hopkins.