Original meanings : : politics and ideas in the making of the Constitution

Title Original meanings : : politics and ideas in the making of the Constitution
Names Rakove, Jack N.
Book Number BR011184
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Explores the ideological and political assumptions that underlie the "original meanings" of the Constitution and the resulting ambiguities. Critiques the method that looks solely to the founders' intent for adapting the document to modern circumstances. Examines specific issues, such as federalism and the influence of James Madison.
Local Subject Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Award-Winning Adult Books - AWA
Adult Book - AD
Long Book - LO
Politics and Government - POL
Current Events / Contemporary Issues - CON
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Audience Notes A
LC Subject Constitutional history - United States
Constitutional law - United States
Call Number 342.73029 ANF
Language English
Released 1996
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 1996 (Associated Services for the Blind, transcribing agency. Associated Services for the Blind, distributor)
Original Publication Transcription of: 1st ed. New York : A.A. Knopf, 1996.
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