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Thomas Paine's Apostles: Radical emigrés and the triumph of Jeffersonian republicanism

Durey, M. (1987) Thomas Paine's Apostles: Radical emigrés and the triumph of Jeffersonian republicanism. The William and Mary Quarterly (3rd Ser.), 44 (3). pp. 661-688.

Abstract

The key to understanding eighteenth-century American political discourse since the publication of Caroline Robbins's The Eighteenth-Century Commonwealthman in 1959 and Bernard Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution in 1967 has been the recognition that political ideas from England and Scotland underpinned republican ideology. In developing Robbin's and Bailyn's insights, both for the period of the American Revolution and for the federalist years, historians have tended to gravitate toward one or the other of two general interpretations...

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Publisher: Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Copyright: 1987 The William and Mary Quarterly
Publishers Website: http://oieahc.wm.edu/wmq/index.cfm
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/13882
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