The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787

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University of North Carolina Press, 1998 - History - 653 pages
During the Revolutionary era, American political theory underwent a fundamental transformation that carried the nation out of a basically classical and medieval world of political discussion into a milieu that was recognizably modern. This classic work is

About the author (1998)

Gordon S. Wood is Alva O. Way University Professor and Professor of History at Brown University. He is a regular contributor to the New Republic and the New York Review of Books and is the author of numerous best-selling books, including most recently Revolutionary Characters and The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin.

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