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While these principles were not altogether new in political action, and were very far from new in political speculation, they had never been assembled before and declared in such a combination... Eminently readable, this is a book that should be on any undergraduate reading list and deserves to be taken very seriously in the ongoing discussion as to the American republic's origins."-The American Historical Review "This utterly original book argues that story of the American Revolution has been told without a major piece of the puzzle in place.

Pages: 272

Publisher: St. Martin's Press (October 7, 2014)

ISBN: 1137278250

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