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Reflections upon the present state of England, and the independence of America

Thomas Day

Reflections upon the present state of England, and the independence of America

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Published by Printed for J. Stockdale in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Foreign relations. -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations. -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Microfiche. Chicago : Library Resources, 1970. 1 microfiche ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of American Civilization ; LAC 10663)

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10663.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination110 p.
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17564009M

    Independence and the U.S. Constitution, both in historical context and in terms of present-day practice. In examining the significance of the U.S. Constitution, introduce students to the unique nature of the American experi-ment, the difficult task of establishing a democratic government, and the com-.   This volume contains many of the most important texts in western political and social thought from the sixteenth to the end of the nineteenth century. A number of key works, including Machiavelli’s The Prince, Locke’s Second Treatise, and Rousseau’s The Social Contract, are included in their entirety. Alongside these central readings are a diverse range. Leo Szilard () Hungarian-born physicist, crony of Russell, and the man whose real-life address at the Quebec Pugwash Conference, advocating what came to be known as "mutually assured destruction," earned him fictional fame as "Dr. Strangelove" in .


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Reflections Upon the Present State of England, and the Independence of America. London: Printed for J. Stockdale, Third edition of Days important treatise on American Independence. Octavo, bound in paper wrappers. In very good condition.

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