Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 2 (Paperback)
  • Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 2 (Paperback)
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Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 2 (Paperback)

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Paperback 578 Pages / Published: 03/02/2014
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This, the second of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Progressive Era of the early twentieth century to the most recent decisions of the Supreme Court on contemporary constitutional issues.

Written in a clear and engaging narrative style, it successfully unites thorough chronological coverage with a thematic approach, offering critical analysis of core constitutional history topics, set in the political, social, and economic context that made them constitutional issues in the first place. Combining a thoughtful and balanced narrative with an authoritative stance on key issues, the authors deliberately explain the past in the light of the past, without imposing upon it the standards of later generations.

Authored by two experienced professors in the field, this textbook has been thoughtfully constructed to offer an accessible alternative to dense scholarly works - avoiding unnecessary technical jargon, defining legal terms and historical personalities where appropriate, and making explicit connections between constitutional themes and historical events. For students in an undergraduate or postgraduate constitutional history course, or anyone with a general interest in constitutional developments, this book will be essential reading.

Useful features include:

Full glossary of legal terminology

Recommended reading

A table of cases

Extracts from primary documents

Companion website

Useful documents provided:

Declaration of Independence

Articles of Confederation

Constitution of the United States of America

Chronological list of Supreme Court justices

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415892858
Number of pages: 578
Weight: 1021 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 28 mm

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