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Title:
The Bill of Rights : government proscribed
Author:
Hoffman, Ronald, 1941-
Publication Information:
Charlottesville : Published for the United States Capitol Historical Society by the University Press of Virginia, 1997.
Physical Description:
x, 463 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
British lineages and American choices / Lois G. Schwoerer -- The pedigree of the Bill of Rights / Donald S. Lutz -- Overshadowed by states' rights : ratification of the federal Bill of Rights / Kenneth R. Bowling -- Between Scylla and Charybdis : anarchy, tyranny, and the debate over a Bill of Rights / Paul Finkelman -- Mere parchment barriers? : antifederalists, the Bill of Rights, and the question of rights consciousness / Saul Cornell -- Popular sentiment and the Bill of Rights controversy / Whitman H. Ridgway -- Reinterpreting rights : antifederalists and the Bill of Rights / Michael Lienesch -- The Bill of Rights as a constitution / Akhil Reed Amar -- The Bill of Rights : unnecessary and pernicious / Forrest McDonald -- Experience versus reason : "beautiful books and great revolutions" / Bernard Schwartz.
ISBN:
9780813917597

9780813917146
Format :
Book

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