Bernard Bailyn Quote

The theory of politics that emerges from the political literature of the pre-Revolutionary years rests on the belief that what lay behind every political scene, the ultimate explanation of every political controversy, was the disposition of power.


Chapter III, POWER AND LIBERTY A THEORY OF POLITICS, p. 55. - The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution (1967)

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