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Thirteen essays on the development of American history in terms of the ideas which gave it direction. By Rousas John Rushdoony.

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Studies in the Nature and Meaning of American History

First published in 1964 and out of print for many years, this series of thirteen essays gives important insight into American history by one who could trace American development in terms of the Christian ideas which gave it direction.

These essays will greatly alter your understanding of, and appreciation for, American history. Topics discussed include: the legal issues behind the War of Independence; sovereignty as a theological tenet foreign to colonial political thought and the Constitution; the desire for land as a consequence of the belief in “inheriting the land” as a future blessing, not an immediate economic asset; federalism's localism as an inheritance of feudalism; the local control of property as a guarantee of liberty; why federal elections were long considered of less importance than local politics; how early American ideas attributed to democratic thought were based on religious ideals of communion and community; and the absurdity of a mathematical concept of equality being applied to people.

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