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Government and the Market in the Federalist Era

The following is a guest post from Mike O’Connor (the second of a series–see the first post here). Mike is one of the original USIH bloggers and a founder of the Society for U.S. Intellectual History. He is the author of A Commercial Republic: America’s Enduring Debate over Democratic Capitalism, which will be published in May by the University Press of Kansas. The book’s Facebook page can be found here, and information from the publisher is available here. “The past,” it has been observed, “is a foreign country: they do things differently there.” The wisdom of L.P. Hartley’s observation, however, Read more