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Force, Fraud, and the Founding of the American Constitution

Joseph M. Parent

in Uniting States: Voluntary Union in World Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782192
eISBN:
9780199919147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782192.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter narrates the genesis of the United States Constitution from the perspective of political realism. It finds the conventional wisdom on why the Articles of Confederation were cast aside ... More


America’s Necessity

Joseph M. Parent

in Uniting States: Voluntary Union in World Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199782192
eISBN:
9780199919147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782192.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter examines the formation of the U.S. Constitution from the perspectives of realism, constructivism, liberalism, and binding/republican security theory. It finds that while the unification ... More


International at the Creation: Early Modern American History

Karen Ordahl Kupperman

in Rethinking American History in a Global Age

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230576
eISBN:
9780520936034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230576.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter states that in early American history, the boundaries that were honored with the title “American history” were meaningless. The beginning of the chapter presents one version of the ... More


Afterword: Women in Early America

Jennifer L. Morgan

in Women in Early America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874545
eISBN:
9781479876419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Jennifer L. Morgan’s afterword situates the volume’s essays in the context of women’s history and early American history in general. It highlights the need for scholarship on women and gender in ... More


Introduction: Women in Early America: Crossing Boundaries, Rewriting Histories

Thomas A. Foster

in Women in Early America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479874545
eISBN:
9781479876419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479874545.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The introduction situates the following chapters in the context of existing scholarship on early American history and on women’s history. It argues that the original feminist goal of recovery has not ... More


The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Paul W. Mapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833957
eISBN:
9781469600987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838945_Mapp
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book presents a continental history in its investigation of eighteenth-century diplomacy involving North America and links geographic ignorance about the American West to Europeans' grand ... More


British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Stephen Foster (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199206124
eISBN:
9780191746635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206124.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Until relatively recently, the linkage between British Imperial History and the History of Early America was taken for granted. This is no longer the case. Instead, Early American historiography has ... More


Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries: British Literature, Political Thought, and the Transatlantic Book Trade, 1731-1814

Sean D. Moore

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198836377
eISBN:
9780191873621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198836377.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Early American libraries stood at the nexus of two transatlantic branches of commerce—the book trade and the slave trade. Slavery and the Making of Early American Libraries bridges the study of these ... More


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