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Revolutionary Currents Nation Building in the Transatlantic World, 1688-1821

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ISBN-10: 0742521656

ISBN-13: 9780742521650

Edition: 2004

Authors: Michael A. Morrison, Melinda S. Zook, Dept. of History Staff Purdue University, Jack P. Greene, John M. Murrin

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List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/9/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

John M. Murrin is a specialist in American colonial and revolutionary history, and the early republic. He has edited one multi-volume series and five books, including two co-edited collections, COLONIAL AMERICA: ESSAYS IN POLITICS AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT, Fifth Edition (2001) and SAINTS AND REVOLUTIONARIES: ESSAYS IN EARLY AMERICAN HISTORY (1984). His own essays on early American history range from ethnic tensions, the early history of trial by jury, the rise of the legal profession, and the political culture of the colonies and the new nation, to the rise of professional baseball and college football in the 19th century. Professor Murrin served as president of the Society for Historians of…    

Preface
Introduction : state formation, resistance, and the creation of revolutionary traditions in the early modern era
Law, liberty, and jury "ideaology" : English transatlatic revolutionary traditions
1776 : the countercyclical revolution
The French Revolution and the emergence of the nation form
"To throw off a tyrannical government" : Atlantic revolutionary traditions and popular insurgency in Mexico, 1800-1821
Conclusion : nations, revolutions, and the end of history
Index
About the contributors