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Empire of the People Settler Colonialism and the Foundations of Modern Democratic Thought

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ISBN-10: 0700626077

ISBN-13: 9780700626076

Edition: 2018

Authors: Adam Dahl

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American democracy owes its origins to the colonial settlement of North America by Europeans. Since the birth of the republic, observers such as Alexis de Tocqueville and J. Hector St. John de Cr#65533;vecoeur have emphasized how American democratic identity arose out of the distinct pattern by which English settlers colonized the New World. Empire of the People explores a new way of understanding this process--and in doing so, offers a fundamental reinterpretation of modern democratic thought in the Americas. In Empire of the People, Adam Dahl examines the ideological development of American democratic thought in the context of settler colonialism, a distinct form of colonialism aimed at…    
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: University Press of Kansas
Publication date: 4/15/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

William E. Nelson is the Judge Edward Weinfeld Professor of Law at the New York University School of Law.Adam Dahl is assistant professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.