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A Disquisition on Government

Narrated by: Mel Foster
Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Written between 1843 and 1848, A Disquisition on Government addresses such issues as states' rights and slavery and articulates the doctrine of the concurrent majority, today a central tenet of American political thought.

Public Domain (P)2011 Tantor

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By Calhoun not about Calhoun

I still want to learn more about him and his impact on the early republic. this wasn't much help.

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Seemed Uncompleted

John Calhoun seems to have had a pretty good grasp of political concepts and political history. Yet, at the end of this book, just as he was beginning to segue into a description of America's form of government; the book abruptly ended.

Mel Foster's affecting of a "southern accent" while reading this book was for me, very distracting.