March of Liberty
From the Founding to 1890 From the Founding to 1890 Volume 1 2nd Revised edition
March of Liberty by Melvin I. Urofsky
Book DescriptionA March of Liberty is a clearly written, comprehensive overview of American constitutional development from the founding of the English colonies down through the decisions of the latest term of the Supreme Court. It presents the most comprehensive overview of American constitutional development now available, reflecting the latest in contemporary scholarship. The authors examine in detail the great cases handed down by the Supreme Court, showing how these cases played out in the society at large and how constitutional growth parallels change in American culture. The authors also look at lesser known decisions that played important roles in effecting change, and at the justices who made these decisions. The book offers students of American constitutional history a complete reference work which is intelligible to the layperson as well as to the specialist.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195126358
(234mm x 155mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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This work is an overview of American constitutional development, from the founding of the English colonies down through the decisions of the latest term of the Supreme Court. It offers a complete reference work that should be intelligible to the layperson as well as to the specialist.
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Author Biography - Melvin I. Urofsky
Melvin Urofsky is Professor of History and Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University. Paul Finkelman is Chapman Distinguished Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa.
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