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Power and liberty : constitutionalism in the American revolution / Gordon S Wood.

Author/Creator:
Wood, Gordon S. author.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2021]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 228 pages ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
Constitutional history -- United States -- 18th century.
Constitutional history.
United States.
Summary:
"This book deals with important issues of constitutionalism in the American Revolution. It ranges from the imperial debate that led to the Declaration of Independence to the revolutionary state constitution making in 1776 and the creation of the Federal Constitution in 1787. It includes a discussion of slavery and constitutionalism, the emergence of the judiciary as one of the major tripartite institutions of government, and the demarcation between public and private that was a consequence of the government"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The imperial debate
State constitution-making
The crisis of the 1780s
The federal constitution
Slavery and constitutionalism
The emergence of the judiciary
The great demarcation between public and private.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-214) and index.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Kennedy fund bookplate.
Other format:
Online version:
Wood, Gordon S. Power and liberty
Online version: Wood, Gordon S. Constitutionalism in the American revolution
ISBN:
9780197546918
0197546919
9780197546932
9780197546949
OCLC:
1253441637