Recreating the American Republic: Rules of Apportionment, Constitutional Change, and American Political Development, 1700-1870

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Contents
List of Tables and Figures pageix
Preface: The Paradox of Constitutional Consentxiii
1 Introduction1
Case Selection3
Explanations of Political Change9
New Institutionalism and Rationality Models14
Research Design19
Organization35
CONSTITUTIONAL CHANGE I: 1700–1781
2 Raising Leviathan: British-American Relations, 1700–177439
Part I: Interpretative Perspectives40
Part II: Economic Conditions47
Part III: Demographic Conditions50
Part IV: Institutional Conditions British, Imperial,     and Colonial Constitutions54
Part V: Ideological Conditions65
Conclusion105
3 Our Emperors Have No Clothes: The Macro-Micro Synthesis and the American Revolution107
Part I: The Macro-Micro Synthesis109
Part II: Defining the Outcome Set115
Part III: A Game-Theoretic Analysis of the American     Revolution132
Conclusion143

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