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The Beginnings of National Politics

by Jack N. Rakove

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Published by Random House USA Inc .
Written in English


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ISBN 100394423704
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by Jack N. Rakove. Published by Knopf: distributed by Random House in New York. Written in EnglishCited by: Originally published in Despite a necessary preoccupation with the Revolutionary struggle, America's Continental Congress succeeded in establishing itself as a governing body with national—and international—authority.

The beginnings of national politics: an interpretive history of the Continental Congress. Jack N. Rakove. Johns Hopkins University Press, Aug 1, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in. Largely under the influence of Harvard historian Bernard Bailyn, a sizable ""revisionist"" literature on early American history has been built up challenging earlier views of what the Founding Fathers were up to.

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