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First published in 1913, Beard's iconoclastic masterwork sparked a deep historical debate that has not abated. Scrutinizing the Constitution in light of economic forces, he proposed for the first time that this politico-legal document was shaped by a group of men whose commercial interests were best served by its provisions. One hundred years later, An Economic Interpretation continues to stand the test of time, raising important questions about commercial and political power and generating radical new insights into our laws and our economy.
|Publication date:||5th September 1986|
|Author:||Charles A. Beard|
|Publisher:||The Free Press an imprint of Simon & Schuster|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Economic theory & philosophy,|
Charles A. Beard (1874-1948) is considered one of the most influential American historians in the first half of the twentieth century. Some of his works include Economic Origins of Jeffersonian Democracy, and The Administration and Politics of Tokyo.More About Charles A. Beard