What political science can learn from the new political history

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This essay explores how three components of the new political history research on the motivations behind the rise of conservatism, the discovery of the nineteenth-century state, and arguments about the particularities of public policy can offer useful analytical tools for political scientists.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-36
Number of pages12
JournalAnnual Review of Political Science
StatePublished - Jun 15 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Sociology and Political Science


  • American political development
  • Conservatism
  • New institutionalism
  • Nineteenth century
  • Public policy


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