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American constitutionalism heard round the world, 1776-1989 : a global perspective

Author: George Athan Billias
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 2011, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the spread of American constitutionalism - from Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean region, to Asia and Africa - beginning chronologically with the American Revolution and the fateful  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Athan Billias
ISBN: 0814725171 9780814725177 9780814791073 0814791077
OCLC Number: 731343067
Description: xv, 544 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Of constitutions and constitutionalisms --
American constitutionalism defined : six seminal documents --
Seven echoes of American constitutionalism : a global perspective --
First echo : Europe, 1776-1800 --
Second echo : Latin America, 1811-1900 --
European interlude : 1800-1848 --
Third echo : European revolutions of 1848 --
European interlude, 1850-1900 and the American Civil War --
Fourth echo : American empire --
Fifth echo : World War I to World War II, 1919-1945 --
Sixth echo : American crescendo, 1945-1974 --
Seventh echo : American constitutionalism and democratization, 1974-1989 --
Global consciousness, then and now.
Responsibility: George Athan Billias.

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A monumental study that is as carefully presented as it is compelling. -- Gordon S. Wood,Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus, Brown University Billias's American Constitutionalism Heard Round Read more...

 
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