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The Essential Antifederalist - John M. Olin

The Essential Antifederalist

By: John M. Olin, William B. Allen (Editor), Gordon Lloyd (Editor)

Paperback Published: January 2002
ISBN: 9780742521889
Number Of Pages: 374

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This edited collection of readings from Antifederalist thought was first published in 1985. Here presented with a completely revised and updated interpretive essay from the editors and expanded to cover the period of the founding from 1776-91, this book is the most complete one-volume collection of its kind.

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This work is solid with all of the major essays by Antifederalist . . . an excellent selection because it can be readily digested by the general public. They will understand who the antifeds were and what they wrote.--Independence National Historical Park

Prefacep. v
Interpretative Essayp. vii
Timelinep. xxxii
Origin of Antifederalist Thoughtp. 1
Zp. 5
John Lansing, George Mason, and Luther Martin, 20 June 1787p. 7
Luther Martin, 27-28 June 1787p. 12
George Mason, Objectionsp. 16
Richard Henry Lee, Letter to Edmund Randolph, 16 October 1787p. 19
Elbridge Gerry, Objectionsp. 24
Cato, Letter IIIp. 26
An Old Whig, Essay VIIp. 30
Pennsylvania Minority Reportp. 33
Robert Yates and John Lansing, Reasons of Dissentp. 47
Thomas Jefferson, Letter to Alexander Donald, 7 February 1788p. 49
Agrippa, Letters XV and XVIp. 50
Sidney, Essay IIp. 60
A Plebianp. 63
Antifederalist Views of Federalismp. 75
Federal Farmer, Letters I and XVIIp. 78
Centinel, Letter Ip. 96
Brutus, Essays I and Vp. 105
Agrippa, Letter IVp. 122
Maryland Farmer Essay III, Part Onep. 124
Patrick Henry, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 4-5 June 1788p. 127
Virginia Ratifying Convention Amendment Proposalsp. 140
Antifederalist Views of Republicanismp. 145
Richard Henry Lee, Letter to George Mason, 1 October 1787p. 148
Federal Farmer, Letters, II, III, IV and XIIp. 149
Old Whig, Essay IVp. 171
Brutus, Essays II, IV, XI, XII, XVp. 174
Cato, Letters V and VIIp. 200
John DeWitt, Essay Vp. 205
James Monroe, Observations on the Constitutionp. 211
Virginia Ratifying Convention, 18 June 1788p. 219
Melancton Smith, New York Ratifying Convention, 20 June 1788p. 224
John Lansing, New York Ratifying Convention, 24 June 1788p. 230
Antifederalist Views of Capitalism and Democracyp. 233
Centinel, Letters, III, IV, VII, VIIIp. 236
A Georgianp. 249
Brutus, Essay IIIp. 251
Cato, Letter VIp. 257
Agrippa, Letters VII, IX, XII, XIVp. 260
Federal Farmer, Letters VII, IXp. 274
Maryland Farmer, Essay III, Part II; and Essay VII, Part Ip. 281
Mercy Otis Warren, The American Revolutionp. 288
Appendixp. 299
Virginia Declaration of Rights and Constitutionp. 299
Articles of Confederationp. 307
Draft Constitution of 1787p. 314
Bibliographyp. 329
Indexp. 333
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ISBN: 9780742521889
ISBN-10: 0742521885
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: January 2002
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.13
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 2