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Published by Hill and Wang in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804 -- Political and social views.,
  • Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Political and social views.,
  • Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Political and social views.,
  • Enlightenment -- United States.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1789.,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1789-1815.,
  • United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-401) and index.

StatementDarren Staloff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302.6.H2 S78 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination419 p. ;
Number of Pages419
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3420607M
ISBN 100809077841
ISBN 109780809077847
LC Control Number2005040433

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