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Governing AmericaThe Revival of Political History$
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Julian E. Zelizer

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780691150734

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.001.0001

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What Political Science Can Learn from the New Political History

What Political Science Can Learn from the New Political History

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(p.90) Five What Political Science Can Learn from the New Political History
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Governing America
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Julian E. Zelizer

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0006

This chapter considers the contributions that the new political history can make to the field of political science. It first examines how political historians have revitalized their field in recent years before discussing three particular aspects of the literature that are essential for beginning an interdisciplinary dialogue between political history and political science: research on the motivations behind the rise of American conservatism, the discovery of the nineteenth-century state, and arguments about the particularities of public policy. The chapter also explores some key issues that need to addressed so that historians can connect with political scientists, such as the history of political economy or the history of liberalism.

Keywords:   new political history, political science, American conservatism, state, policy, political economy, liberalism

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