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Creating a Nation of Joiners

Democracy and Civil Society in Early National Massachusetts

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$68.50 • £54.95 • €61.50

ISBN 9780674030794

Publication Date: 12/15/2008

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270 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Revolutionary Commonwealth
  • 2. Fragmentation and Contestation
  • 3. The Political Transformation of Civil Society
  • 4. Forging a Grassroots Public Sphere
  • 5. The Elite Public Sphere
  • 6. Democrats Strike Back
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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