Constituting empire : New York and the transformation of constitutionalism in the Atlantic world, 1664-1830

Hulsebosch, Daniel Joseph

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  • Creator Daniel J. Hulsebosch
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2005] ©2005
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  • Physical Details
    • 494 pages ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780807829554, 0807829552
  • OCLC ocm57319545

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [403]-465) and index.

Contents

  • Empire and liberty -- Time immemorial : the foundations of common-law culture in an imperial province -- The multiple constitutions of empire in New York, 1750-1777 -- The search for imperial law in the 1760s -- Provincial resistance and garrison government -- The state constitution of 1777 -- The imperial Federalist: ratification and the creation of constitutional law -- Empire state : constitutional politics and the convention of 1821 -- An empire of law
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