Inventing the People
The Rise of Popular Sovereignity in England and America

Morgan Norton, Edmund S.
Pages:  318pp   Price:  $18.95  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX6953

Abstract:  The author, one of the most distinguished historians in the US, explains the genesis of American notions concerning governmental power. The book answers the question of how earlier beliefs in the Hobbesian Leviathan were replaced by the democratic ideals that took hold in the 18th and 19th centuries.

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