The English Radical Whig Origins of American Constitutionalism
Washington University Law Quarterly
Scholars-at first historians and political scientists, and more recently legal scholars-who have become more enamored with the civic republican implications of early American thought have overlooked the "whig" basis of that thought. As a result, much recent scholarship about early American constitutionalism has been seriously misguided.
David N. Mayer,
The English Radical Whig Origins of American Constitutionalism,
70 Wash. U. L. Q. 131
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