March of Liberty by Melvin I. Urofsky
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March of Liberty
By Melvin I. Urofsky

March of Liberty

From the Founding to 1890 From the Founding to 1890 Volume 1 2nd Revised edition

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March of Liberty by Melvin I. Urofsky

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A 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 Details

ISBN: 9780195126358
ISBN-10: 0195126351
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 155mm x 26mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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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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