Chapter Outline

Chapter 1. Introduction: Localism in American Political Thought, Development, and Culture

Chapter 2. The Eighteenth Century: Localism in Anti-Federalist Political Thought

Chapter 3. The Nineteenth Century: Stephen Douglas, Localism, Popular Sovereignty, and Slavery in the Territories

Chapter 4. The Twentieth Century: The Ideology of Local Control in American Education Policy

Chapter 5. The Twenty-First Century: Whither Localism?

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