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10.11.09 Cheek, H. Lee, Calhoun and Popular Rule: The Theory of the Disquisition and Discourse, published in 2001.

There is a large literature of books and articles analyzing John C. Calhoun’s political thought and his role in American history, of uneven quality.  Professor of Political Science Cheek’s book is a clear exposition and the best place to begin a study of the subject.  

See also our essay on the writings of John C. Calhoun at 20.00.03.