Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of America

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 28.11.2000 г. - 240 страници
This controversial, convincing, and highly original book is important reading for everyone concerned about the origins, present, and future of the American experiment in self-government.
 

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To be succinct: the author accomplished his purpose. The book is slim, but the arguments are fully-formed and well-evidenced. The procedure is to cite the major arguments against the integrity and ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

Vindicating the founders: race, sex, class, and justice in the origins of America

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West (politics, Univ. of Dallas) aims to defend the U.S. Constitution and the men who drafted it in 1787 from the accusations of sexism, racism, and prejudice against the poor. West writes from a ... Прочетете пълната рецензия

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Slavery
1
Property Rights
37
Women and the Right to Vote
71
Women and the Family
85
Was the Founding Undemocratic? The Property Requirement for Voting
111
Poverty and Welfare
131
Immigration and the Moral Conditions of Citizenship
147
Afterword
175
Notes
181
Index
211
About the Author
219
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