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Power and liberty : constitutionalism in the American revolution / Gordon S. Wood.

Wood, Gordon S, (author.).

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2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bethel Public Library NEW 973.5 WOO (Text to phone) 34030145617772 Adult New Nonfiction Checked out 10/29/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 0197546919 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780197546918 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780197546918
  • ISBN: 0197546919
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The imperial debate -- State constitution making -- The crisis of the 1780s -- The federal constitution -- Slavery and constitutionalism -- The emergence of the judiciary -- The great demarcation between public and private.
Summary, etc.:
"This book deals with important issues of constitutionalism in the American Revolution. It ranges from the imperial debate that led to the Declaration of Independence to the revolutionary state constitution making in 1776 and the creation of the Federal Constitution in 1787. It includes a discussion of slavery and constitutionalism, the emergence of the judiciary as one of the major tripartite institutions of government, and the demarcation between public and private that was a consequence of the government"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Constitutional history > United States > 18th century.
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