Creating Constitutional Conservatism

@article{Lienesch2016CreatingCC,
  title={Creating Constitutional Conservatism},
  author={Michael Lienesch},
  journal={Polity},
  year={2016},
  volume={48},
  pages={387-413}
}
Although “constitutional conservatism” has become commonplace among American conservatives, its meaning has proven elusive. Revisionist historians and political scientists have looked to its origins in the early twentieth century, when Republican Party elites constructed a conservative interpretation of the Constitution and put it into practice in the era of Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. Yet these revisionists have told only part of the story, because constitutional conservatism was also the… Expand
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