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Author LaCroix, Alison L

Title The ideological origins of American federalism / Alison L. LaCroix

Publ Info Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  JK311 .L33 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 312 pages ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: a well-constructed union -- The federal idea -- Dividing lawmaking power -- The debates over sovereignty -- Forging a federated union -- The authority of a central government -- Jurisdiction as the battlefield -- Epilogue: federalism demystified
LC subject Federal government -- United States -- History
United States -- Politics and government
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
ISBN 9780674048867 (cloth : alk. paper)
0674048865 (cloth : alk. paper)