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Read, James H., 1958-
Majority rule versus consensus : the political thought of John C. Calhoun / James H. Read
Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, c2009
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  JC212.C3 R43 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Calhoun, John C. (John Caldwell), 1782-1850
Subject(s) Political science -- Philosophy
Consensus (Social sciences) -- United States
Majorities
Slave trade -- United States
Subject South Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865
United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861
Physical Description xi, 276 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-269) and index
Contents Introduction -- Calhoun and the legacies of Jefferson and Madison -- Calhoun's political economy and the ideal of sectional reciprocity -- Calhoun's constitution, federal union, and slavery -- Calhoun's defense of slavery -- Calhoun's consensus model of government -- Contemporary divided societies and the minority veto -- Conclusion
Series American political thought

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