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AuthorBalogh, Brian
TitleA government out of sight : the mystery of national authority in nineteenth-century America / Brian Balogh
Imprint New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
Descript xi, 414 p. ; 23 cm


How Americans lost sight of the state: adapting republican virtue to liberal self-interest -- "To strengthen and perpetuate that union": republican political economy -- Outside the boundaries: "powers and energies in the extreme parts" -- Uncontested state: letters, law, localities -- Restoring "spontaneous action and self-regulation": civil war and civil society -- Judicial exceptions to Gilded Age laissez-faire -- "Special form of associative action": new liberalism and the national integration of public and private

United States -- Politics and government -- 19th century Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 19th century Liberalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century Progressivism (United States politics) Free enterprise -- United States -- History -- 19th century

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