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The elusive Republic : political economy in Jeffersonian America / by Drew R. McCoy.

By: McCoy, Drew R.
Contributor(s): Institute of Early American History and Culture (Williamsburg, Va.).
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va. by the University of North Carolina Press, 1996, c1980Description: ix, 268 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0807814164; 9780807814161; 0807846163 (pbk.); 9780807846162 (pbk.).Subject(s): United States -- Economic conditions -- To 1865 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809 | United States -- Politics and government -- 1809-1817DDC classification: 973.4
Contents:
Social Progress and Decay in Eighteenth-Century Thought -- The Republican Revolution -- Commerce and the Independent Republic -- An Uneasy Adolescence: Manufactures and the Crisis of the Eighties -- The Constitution: Two Visions -- The Specter of Walpole: Republicanism at Bay -- "One Great Commercial Republic": Commerce, Bankruptcy, and the Crisis of the Nineties -- The Jeffersonians in Power: Extending the Sphere -- The Jeffersonians in Power: Embargo and War -- The Republic Secured?
Review: "By investigating eighteenth-century social and economic thought - an intellectual world with its own concepts, and assumptions - Drew McCoy smoothly integrates the history of ideas and the history of public policy in the Jeffersonian era."--BOOK JACKET.
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HC105 .M235 1996 (Browse shelf) Available 0000001774181

Based on the author's thesis, University of Virginia.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Ch. 1. Social Progress and Decay in Eighteenth-Century Thought -- Ch. 2. The Republican Revolution -- Ch. 3. Commerce and the Independent Republic -- Ch. 4. An Uneasy Adolescence: Manufactures and the Crisis of the Eighties -- Ch. 5. The Constitution: Two Visions -- Ch. 6. The Specter of Walpole: Republicanism at Bay -- Ch. 7. "One Great Commercial Republic": Commerce, Bankruptcy, and the Crisis of the Nineties -- Ch. 8. The Jeffersonians in Power: Extending the Sphere -- Ch. 9. The Jeffersonians in Power: Embargo and War -- Ch. 10. The Republic Secured?

"By investigating eighteenth-century social and economic thought - an intellectual world with its own concepts, and assumptions - Drew McCoy smoothly integrates the history of ideas and the history of public policy in the Jeffersonian era."--BOOK JACKET.

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