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Author Wood, Gordon S.

Title Empire of liberty : a history of the early Republic, 1789-1815 / Gordon S. Wood.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  973.4 WOOD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 778 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm.
Series The Oxford history of the United States
Oxford history of the United States (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [739]-752) and index.
Contents Introduction: Rip Van Winkle's America -- 1. Experiment in Republicanism -- 2. A Monarchical Republic -- 3. The Federalist Program -- 4. The Emergence of the Jeffersonian Republican Party -- 5. The French Revolution in America -- 6. John Adams and the Few and the Many -- 7. The Crisis of 1798-1799 -- 8. The Jeffersonian Revolution of 1800 -- 9. Republican Society -- 10. The Jeffersonian West -- 11. Law and an Independent Judiciary -- 12. Chief Justice John Marshall and the Origins of Judicial Review -- 13. Republican Reforms -- 14. Between Slavery and Freedom -- 15. The Rising Glory of America -- 16. Republican Religion -- 17. Republican Diplomacy -- 18. The War of 1812 -- 19. A World Within Themselves.
Summary Integrating all aspects of life, from politics and law to the economy and culture, "Empire of Liberty" offers a marvelous account of this pivotal era when America took its first unsteady steps as a new and rapidly expanding nation.
Subject United States -- Civilization -- 1783-1865.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.
ISBN 9780195039146 (hardcover : alk. paper) :
0195039149 (hardcover : alk. paper)