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Nature and History in American Political Development

A Debate

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674027237

Publication Date: 03/31/2008

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  • Foreword [Theda N. Skocpol]
  • 1. Foundational Concepts and American Political Development [James W. Ceaser]
  • 2. Can We Know a Foundational Idea When We See One? [Jack N. Rakove]
  • 3. Replacing Foundations with Staging: “Second-Story” Concepts and American Political Development [Nancy L. Rosenblum]
  • 4. What If God Was One of Us? The Challenges of Studying Foundational Political Concepts [Rogers M. Smith]
  • 5. Foundational Concepts Reconsidered [James W. Ceaser]
  • Notes
  • About the Authors
  • Index

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