Political Science - Constitutions

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A Guide to the United States Constitu...

Erin Ackerman

Expertly guides readers through the Constitution and its twenty-seven amendments In lively prose, Ackerman and Ginsberg explain the origins of each constitutional provision. They assess the ways in which each has been used and interpr...

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Published: Oct 2018

The Penguin Guide to the United State...

Richard Beeman

A unique and handy guide to the law of land from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's f...

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Published: Aug 2010

The Oath and the Office: A Guide to t...

Corey Brettschneider

“A cleareyed, accessible, and informative primer: vital reading for all Americans.”―Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewCan the president launch a nuclear attack without congressional approval? Is it ever a crime to criticize the pres...

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Published: Aug 2019

A Guide to the Missouri Constitution

Greg Casey

Contextual commentary guides readers through a carefully abridged version of the Missouri State Constitution.A Guide to the Missouri Constitution is the most efficient text for understanding the provisions and politics of the Missouri...

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Published: Feb 2017

Armed in America: A History of Gun Ri...

Patrick J. Charles

NOW WITH A NEW PREFACE THAT BRINGS THE FRAUGHT GUN-RIGHTS CONTROVERSY UP TO DATEThis accessible legal history describes the way in which the Second Amendment was interpreted throughout most of American history and shows that today's g...

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Published: Apr 2019

The U.S. Constitution and Fascinating...

Terry L. Jordan

In The U.S. Constitution & Fascinating Facts About It you'll see the entire text of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights and the Declaration of Independence–and much more! You'll find interesting insights into the men who wrote the ...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2012

Signing Their Rights Away: The Fame a...

Denise Kiernan

An entertaining and essential collection of stories about the surprising and strange fates of the thirty-nine statesmen who created the U.S. Constitution. Now in paperback with a brand-new cover, this companion volume to Signing The...

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Published: Jun 2019

Our Lost Constitution: The Willful Su...

Mike Lee

The still-unfolding story of America's Constitution is a history of heroes and villains—the flawed visionaries who inspired and crafted liberty's safeguards, and the shortsighted opportunists who defied them. Those stories are known...

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Published: Jun 2016

How to Read the Constitution--And Why...

Kimberly Wehle

"A must-read for this era.”—Jake Tapper, CNN Anchor and Chief Washington Correspondent An insightful, urgent, and perennially relevant handbook that lays out in common sense language how the United States Constitution works, and...

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Published: Jun 2019

The Way Out: Retracing America's Step...

Bradford F. Whitman

As Benjamin Franklin stepped out of the Pennsylvania Statehouse after a long, hot summer as senior delegate to the Constitutional Convention, he said to a bystander, "We have given you a republic—if you can keep it." In 20...

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Published: Aug 2016
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