The Resource Self-government, the American theme : presidents of the founding and Civil War, Will Morrisey

Self-government, the American theme : presidents of the founding and Civil War, Will Morrisey

Label
Self-government, the American theme : presidents of the founding and Civil War
Title
Self-government, the American theme
Title remainder
presidents of the founding and Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Will Morrisey
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Americans introduced themselves to the world by declaring their independence. They recognized that their 'unalienable rights' were secured by institutionalized government that derives its just powers from the consent of the governed. In Self-Government, The American Theme, Will Morrisey defines the concept of self-government and tracks its permutations in the ardent writings of key American presidents. He shows how the transition to a more powerful national state was managed on political soil where 'self-government' was not an indigenous crop. Morrisey considers the genesis of 'self-government
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morrisey, Will
Dewey number
320.973/09/033
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
K511
LC item number
.M677 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Democracy
  • Representative government and representation
  • Political science
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Self-government, the American theme : presidents of the founding and Civil War, Will Morrisey
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; SECTION ONE: PRESIDENTS OF THE FOUNDING; Introduction: Self-Government and the Founding Era: Prospects and Contingencies; Chapter 1: Self-Government and the American Father:George Washington; Chapter 2: Self-Government and the Fiery Spirit: John Adams; Chapter 3: Self-Government as Natural Right: Thomas Jefferson; Conclusion: The Coherence of the Idea of Self-Government in the Political Thought of the Founding Presidents; SECTION TWO: PRESIDENTS OF THE CIVIL WAR
  • Introduction: Self-Government and the Antebellum Era: Crisis of the Self DividedChapter 4: Self-Government and Secession: Jefferson Davis; Chapter 5: What Is the ""New Birth of Freedom""?: Abraham Lincoln; Conclusion: Davis and Lincoln Compared; Conclusion: Self-Government, The American Theme; Endnotes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739160756
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001142404
  • (EBL)1354819
  • (OCoLC)862820665
  • (SSID)ssj0000985038
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12490005
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000985038
  • (PQKBWorkID)11017528
  • (PQKB)11286848
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1354819
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001142404
Label
Self-government, the American theme : presidents of the founding and Civil War, Will Morrisey
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; SECTION ONE: PRESIDENTS OF THE FOUNDING; Introduction: Self-Government and the Founding Era: Prospects and Contingencies; Chapter 1: Self-Government and the American Father:George Washington; Chapter 2: Self-Government and the Fiery Spirit: John Adams; Chapter 3: Self-Government as Natural Right: Thomas Jefferson; Conclusion: The Coherence of the Idea of Self-Government in the Political Thought of the Founding Presidents; SECTION TWO: PRESIDENTS OF THE CIVIL WAR
  • Introduction: Self-Government and the Antebellum Era: Crisis of the Self DividedChapter 4: Self-Government and Secession: Jefferson Davis; Chapter 5: What Is the ""New Birth of Freedom""?: Abraham Lincoln; Conclusion: Davis and Lincoln Compared; Conclusion: Self-Government, The American Theme; Endnotes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780739160756
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001142404
  • (EBL)1354819
  • (OCoLC)862820665
  • (SSID)ssj0000985038
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12490005
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000985038
  • (PQKBWorkID)11017528
  • (PQKB)11286848
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1354819
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001142404

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