The Bill of Rights and the States The Colonial and Revolutionary Origins of American Liberties by Patrick T. Conley

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Subjects:

  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • States,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • United States,
  • Civil Procedure,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Constitutional history,
  • Civil rights,
  • History

About the Edition

Sponsored by the U.S. Constitution Council of the Thirteen Original States and the Center for the Study of the American Constitution.

Edition Notes

Book details

Contributionsedited by Patrick T. Conley and John P. Kaminski
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4750.Z95 B55 1992
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxxii, 542 p.
Number of Pages568
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8449261M
ISBN 10094561229X
ISBN 109780945612292

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