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The Federalist

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674332133

Publication Date: 01/01/1961

572 pages

Belknap Press


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This is the first edition of The Federalist to provide an absolutely accurate text with a framework which is both stimulating and useful. Textual errors are rigorously corrected. An index is drawn for the first time in terms of present-day scholarship, enabling the reader to relate the text to relevant clauses of the Constitution and to guiding governmental concepts. Benjamin Wright’s introduction looks beyond minor scholarly disputes to the central matter of the book: the meaning, quality, and application of its constitutional theory, and its impact on men of six generations and many countries.

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