Ap>The Commonwealth: A History of the Government and Politics of Virginia offers a broad historical examination of the history, government, and politics of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Intended as the primary text for a course in Virginia government and politics, it provides a broad picture of the state and local system of government in Virginia in the context of the dual federalism that has been the model for American democracy since its founding.
Author Catherine Banks, a professor at Virginia’s Old Dominion University, has created a text intended to stimulate in students a desire to understand, explore, and apply contemporary world and national politics to their local political environments. It is well-suited to students majoring in political science, international studies, and history, but business majors and instructors may also find it useful as a study of the economic side of the Commonwealth’s political structure.
The book discusses the history of Virginia’s government and politics in a chronological and methodical format. The text is divided into four parts:
The Commonwealth chronicles the gradual progress and evolution of Virginia, challenging the reader along the way to consider how the state’s past is shaping current and future debates over policy and governance.
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Book Description Pearson Learning Solutions, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110536322643
Book Description Pearson Learning Solutions, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0536322643