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Descent into the maelstrom, 1829-1861

Author: David P Currie
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Publication:Constitution in Congress, Vol. 4

Shows how the actions and proceedings of legislative and executive branches reveal perhaps even more about constitutional disputes than Supreme Court decisions of the time. The author shows how the  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David P Currie
ISBN: 0226129160 9780226129167
OCLC Number: 886638926
Responsibility: David P. Currie.


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"A patient and exemplary analysis of the work of the first six Congresses." - Times' Literary Supplement "Currie's impressive book reminds us that Congress transformed the Constitution from theory Read more...

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