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The annotated U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence

Author: Jack N Rakove; United States.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian serves as a guide to the U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence, providing historical contexts and offering interpretive commentary.
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Genre/Form: Constitutions
Constitutional amendments
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack N Rakove; United States.
ISBN: 9780674036062 0674036069
OCLC Number: 319493870
Description: xii, 354 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Contents: The Declaration of Independence --
The U.S. Constitution --
Amendments to the Constitution --
Calendar of events.
Other Titles: Annotated United States Constitution and Declaration of Independence
United States Constitution and Declaration of Independence
U.S. Constitution and Declaration of Independence
Responsibility: edited by Jack N. Rakove.

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Features two documents of the United States of America: the Declaration of Independence (1776), our great revolutionary manifesto, and the Constitution (1787-88), in which 'We the People' forged a  Read more...

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[A] probing commentary on America's founding documents...Rakove's is a lucid, thought-provoking guide to the contents--and discontents--of our national charters. Publishers Weekly 20090914 [A] Read more...

 
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