The Declaration of Independence: A Global History

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Harvard University Press, 30. 6. 2009 - Počet stran: 300
Not only did the Declaration announce the entry of the United States onto the world stage, it became the model for other countries to follow. This unique global perspective demonstrates the singular role of the United States document as a founding statement of our modern world.

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Introduction
1
1 The World in the Declaration of Independence
25
2 The Declaration of Independence in the World
63
3 A World of Declarations
103
Conclusion
139
Declarations of Independence 17761993
145
Thomas Jeffersons Original Rough Draft of the Declaration of Independence
157
In Congress July 4 1776 A Declaration By the Representatives of the United States of America in General Congress Assembled
165
Declaration of the Independence of New Zealand October 28 1835
209
The Unanimous Declaration of Independencemade by the Delegates of the People of Texas March 21836
211
A Declaration of Independence by the Representatives of the People of the Commonwealth of Liberia July 16 1847
217
Declaration of Independence of the Czechoslovak Nation October 18 1918
225
Declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Viet Nam September 2 1945
231
Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel May 14 1948
237
The Unilateral Declaration of Independence Southern Rhodesia November 11 1965
243
Notes
249

Jeremy Bentham Short Review of theDeclaration 1776
173
Manifesto of the Province of Flanders extracts January 4 1790
187
The Haitian Declaration of Independence January 1 1804
193
The Venezuelan Declaration of Independence July 5 1811
199
Acknowledgments
287
Index
291
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David Armitage is Professor of History at Harvard University.

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