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Author LinkMartin, Robert W. T.(Robert William Thomas),1967-
Title LinkGovernment by dissent : protest, resistance, and radical democratic thought in the early American republic / Robert W.T. Martin.
Distribution New York : New York University Press, 2013.
Description xi, 262 pages ; 24 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-255) and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction -- Regulation not rebellion : from "rough music" to democratic disorder -- "Secret plodders" : anti-federalism, anonymity, and the struggle for democratic dissent -- Institutionalizing counterpublicity : the democratic societies of the 1790s -- James Madison : public opinion and dissentient democracy -- "Salutary collisions" and multiple discourses : a farmer, two lawyers, and one unknown democrat -- "The saucy sons of enquiry" : Thomas Cooper and democratic dissent -- Conclusion.
Subject LinkUnited States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.
LinkDissenters -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
LinkOpposition (Political science) -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
LinkDemocracy -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
LinkFederal government -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
LinkGovernment, Resistance to -- United States -- History.

System Number 000663478
ISBN Link9780814738245 (cl : alk. paper)
Link0814738249 (cl : alk. paper)

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