Donald Lutz

About Donald Lutz

Donald S. Lutz is professor of Political Science at the University of Houston. He has published over forty articles and book chapters, including articles in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, and Publius: The Journal of Federalism. His books include A Preface to American Political Theory, The Origins of American Constitutionalism, Colonial Origins of the American Constitution: A Documentary History, and Principles of Consitutional Design.

Foundations of the American Republic

By |2019-06-06T18:33:45-05:00July 31st, 2016|Categories: American Founding, Donald Lutz, Essential, Timeless Essays|

Today’s offering in our Timeless Essay series affords readers the opportunity to join Donald Lutz as he reflects on the contributions of the Whig party to the foundations of American political thought. —W. Winston Elliott III, Publisher The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution by Bernard Bailyn (Belknap Press, 1992) The Creation of the American Republic, [...]

Foundations of the American Republic: Whig Political Theory?

By |2019-05-25T14:34:46-05:00July 16th, 2013|Categories: American Founding, Books, Donald Lutz, Federalist Papers|Tags: |

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, by Bernard Bailyn The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787, by Gordon S. Wood Bernard Bailyn and Gordon S. Wood are already regarded by professional historians as among the best of their respective generations.[1] Bailyn is credited with having significantly shifted our view of the American Revolution’s origins, and [...]