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The genius of America : how the Constitution saved our country--and why it can again

Author: Eric Lane; Michael Oreskes
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Traces the history of the Constitution and how it came into being, exploring how it has weathered past crises, how it effectively helps us govern our nation, and the current threats to the constitutional process.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lane, Eric, 1943-
Genius of America.
New York : Bloomsbury : Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers, 2007
(OCoLC)622128697
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Lane; Michael Oreskes
ISBN: 1596911999 9781596911994 9781596914919 1596914912
OCLC Number: 153578454
Description: 296 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The more fatal problem lies among the people themselves --
Approaching so near to perfection as it does --
That poor little thing : the expression We the people --
To meet extraordinary needs --
The right to alter the established constitution --
A mandate for vigorous action --
Government is not the solution, government is the problem.
Other Titles: How the Constitution saved our country--and why it can again
Responsibility: Eric Lane and Michael Oreskes.
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Traces the history of the Constitution and how it came into being, exploring how it has weathered past crises, how it effectively helps us govern our nation, and the current threats to the constitutional process.

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