Introduction: state and citizen in British America and the early United States / Peter S. Onuf Subjects by allegiance to the king?: debating status and power for subjects and Slaves through the religious debates of the early British Atlantic / Holly Brewer The laws of war and peace: legitimating slavery in the age of the American Revolution / Eliga H. Gould "The great field of human Concerns": the states, the union, and the problem of citizenship in the era of the American Revolution / Douglas Bradburn Bringing the state system back in: the significance of the union in early American history, 1763-1865 / David C. Hendrickson "A mongrel kind of government": The U.S. Constitution, the federal union, and the origins of the American state / Max M. Edling Patriarchal magistrates, associated improvers, and monitoring militias: visions of self-government in the early American republic, 1760-1840 / John L. Brooke Imagined economies: economic nationalism in the American and Confederate independence movements / John Majewski State, nation, and citizen in the Confederate crucible of war / Paul Quigley The enduring legacy of nineteenth-century governance in the United States: the emergence of the associative order / Brian Balogh.
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