Government Out of Sight The Mystery of National Authority in Nineteenth-Century America

ISBN-10: 0521527864

ISBN-13: 9780521527866

Edition: 2009

Authors: Brian Balogh

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List price: $57.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/23/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 430
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: Why Look Back?p. 1
How Americans Lost Sight of the State: Adapting Republican Virtue to Liberal Self-Interestp. 18
Between Revolutions: The Promise of the Developmental Visionp. 53
"To Strengthen and Perpetuate that Union": Republican Political Economyp. 112
Outside the Boundaries: "Powers and Energies in the Extreme Parts"p. 151
The Uncontested State: Letters, Law, Localitiesp. 219
Restoring "Spontaneous Action and Self-Regulation": Civil War and Civil Societyp. 277
Judicial Exceptions to Gilded Age Laissez-Fairep. 309
"A Special Form of Associative Action": New Liberalism and the National Integration of Public and Privatep. 352
Conclusion: Sighting the Twentieth-Century Statep. 379
Indexp. 401
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