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Re-Writing the History of the Constitution: from the miraculous to the political

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Speaker(s): Professor Carol Berkin
Chair: Professor Arne Westad

Recorded on 27 November 2007 in Old Theatre, Old Building.

Was the US constitution the work of confident demigods and innovators or the handiwork of anxious political leaders who relied on longstanding Anglo-American political traditions to save a republican in crisis? Carol Berkin is presidential distinguished professor of history at Baruch College and The Graduate Centre, CUNY.

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