An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

Charles a. Beard (Author)
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Description

First published in 1913, Beard's iconoclastic masterwork sparked a deep historical debate that has not abated. Scrutinizing the Constitution in light of economic forces, he proposed for the first time that this politico-legal document was shaped by a group of men whose commercial interests were best served by its provisions. One hundred years later, An Economic Interpretation continues to stand the test of time, raising important questions about commercial and political power and generating radical new insights into our laws and our economy.

Product Details

Price
$21.95
Publisher
Free Press
Publish Date
September 05, 1986
Pages
330
Dimensions
5.48 X 0.92 X 8.58 inches | 1.09 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780029024805

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About the Author

Charles A. Beard (1874-1948) is considered one of the most influential American historians in the first half of the twentieth century. Some of his works include Economic Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy, and The Administration and Politics of Tokyo.