Very Good. xiv, 653 pages; 24 cm. Hardcover and dust jacket. Good binding and cover. Clean, unmarked pages. Contents: pt. I. The ideology of Revolution. The Whig science of politics; Republicanism; Moral reformation--pt. II. The constitution of the states. The restructuring of power; The nature of representation; Mixed government and bicameralism--pt. III. The people against the legislatures. Law and contracts; Conventions of the people; The sovereignty of the people--pt. IV. The Critical period. Vices of the system; Republican remedies--pt. V. The Federal Constitution. The worthy against the licentious--The Federalist persuasion--pt. VI. The Revolutionary achievement. The relevance and irrelevance of John Adams; The American science of politics. Awards: American Historical Association John H. Dunning Prize for U.S. history, 1970. Bancroft Prize, 1970.
Very good in Very good jacket. Size: Octavo; First Edition. Cloth hardcovers clean and sharp. Ink name on endpaper, ink underlining on two pages of introduction, else interior clean and tight. Jacket rubbed with few small nicks and tears.
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