de Witt Clinton and the American Political Economy: Sectionalism, Politics, and Republican Ideology, 1787-1828

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This is the only modern political biography of De Witt Clinton (1769-1828) which spans his entire career. The study places his career within the context of sectional politics and the ideological debate over republicanism. In particular, "De Witt" "Clinton and the American Political Economy" demonstrates that a -practical republicanism- characterized Clinton's approach to politics. Refuting a traditional republican tenet, he believed commerce, manufacturing, and agriculture were equally important for the economic growth and ...

de Witt Clinton and the American Political Economy: Sectionalism, Politics, and Republican Ideology, 1787-1828 1989, Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820410418

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