Primary Documents in the History of American Political Thought

Companion Website to American Political Thought by Keith E. Whittington


This site includes scores of freely available documents that excerpt primary source material in the history of American political thought (books, pamphlets, speeches, novels, etc.). Each excerpt includes an introductory header.  The site includes an index that lists the available materials.

The site is periodically updated. It is a companion to the American Political Thought reader published by Oxford University Press.


An index, organized chronologically and thematically, of the materials currently available on the companion site can be found below.