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Gary Gesrtle Inaugural Lecture: "Liberty and Coercion: Writing the History of the American State

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In his inaugural lecture as Paul Mellon Professor of American History, Gary Gerstle will discuss the contradictory principles that have long shaped the exercise of government power in the United States. Copies of Gerstle‚Äôs new book, “Liberty and Coercion: The Paradox of American Government from the Founding to the Present”, will be available at the wine reception after the lecture.

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