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Debating the Nature of State Sovereignty: Nationalists, State Sovereigntists, and the Treaty of Paris (1783)


  • I would like to thank Daniel Blake Smith, Thomas C. Mackey, Michael Schwarz, the anonymous reviewers, and especially Adam Tate for their helpful comments on earlier versions of this essay. A version of this paper was delivered at the 2010 Historical Society meeting held in Washington, D.C.