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Our Secret Constitution : How Lincoln Redefined American Democracy.

Author: George P Fletcher
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Our secret constitution.
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Americans hate and distrust their government, but, at the same time, love and trust their government. These contradictory attitudes are resolved by Fletcher's novel interpretation of constitutional history. He says that the US has 2 constitutions - one catering to freedom and fear, the other to the need for security and social justice.
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Named Person: Abraham Lincoln; Abraham Lincoln
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George P Fletcher
ISBN: 0195156285 9780195156287
OCLC Number: 611127040
In: Fletcher, George P
Description: 1 online resource (304 Seiten)

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In this perspective-altering book, Fletcher makes a revolutionary argument that America emerged from the Civil War with a second Constitution radically different from the first. This new  Read more...

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"Fletcher's argument has intriguing implications beyond the sweeping subject of this profoundly thought-provoking book."-The Denver Post "With subtlety and coherence, Fletcher presents a lively Read more...

 
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