Liberty And Union

Author: Timothy S. Huebner
ISBN: 9780700622696
Size: 28.65 MB
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"A unique and ambitious study of "the long Civil War Era"--encompassing the antebellum debates over slavery and sovereignty, the deadly Civil War they spawned, and the transformative postwar outcomes.

Constitutional Faith

Author: Sanford Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691152403
Size: 11.25 MB
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"The book is intended to make clearer the ambiguities of "constitutional faith," i.e. wholehearted attachment to the Constitution as the center of one's (and ultimately the nation's) political life.

Invisible Sovereign

Author: Mark G. Schmeller
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421418703
Size: 62.46 MB
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Introduction : public opinion and the American political imagination -- The moral economy of opinion -- The political economy of opinion -- Partisan manufactories of public sentiment -- The importance of having opinion -- The fatal force of ...

The Age Of Strict Construction

Author: Peter Zavodnyik
Publisher: CUA Press
ISBN: 0813215048
Size: 38.45 MB
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The Age of Strict Construction explores the growth of the federal government's power and influence between 1789 and 1861, and the varying reactions of Americans to that growth.

Southern Rights

Author: Mark E. Neely
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813918945
Size: 26.74 MB
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"Based on the discovery of records of over four thousand of these prisoners, Mark E. Neely, Jr.'s book undermines the common understanding that Jefferson Davis and the Confederates were scrupulous in their respect for constitutional rights ...

The Law As It Could Be

Author: Owen Fiss
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814728375
Size: 49.38 MB
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The Law As It Could Be gathers Fiss’s most important work on procedure, adjudication and public reason, introduced by the author and including contextual introductions for each piece—some of which are among the most cited in Twentieth ...

Lincoln And The Triumph Of The Nation

Author: Mark E. Neely
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807835188
Size: 17.75 MB
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Neely examines for the first time in one book the U.S. Constitution and its often overlooked cousin, the Confederate Constitution, and the ways the documents shaped the struggle for national survival.

Lincoln And The Politics Of Slavery

Author: Daniel W. Crofts
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469627329
Size: 39.31 MB
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In this landmark book, Daniel Crofts examines a little-known episode in the most celebrated aspect of Abraham Lincoln's life: his role as the "Great Emancipator.

Law Liberty And The Constitution

Author: Harry Potter
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 178327011X
Size: 28.48 MB
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A new approach to the telling of legal history, devoid of jargon and replete with good stories, which will be of interest to anyone wishing to know more about the common law - the spinal cord of the English body politic.

Constitutional Context

Author: Kathleen S. Sullivan
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801885525
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A challenging and thoughtful study of what is commonly thought of as an era of progress, Constitutional Context provides the groundwork for a more comprehensive understanding and interpretation of constitutional law.