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Crucible of Liberty-Raymond Arsenault

  • Title: Crucible of Liberty
  • Author: Raymond Arsenault
  • Released: 1991-10-28
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  • Pages: 224
  • ISBN: 0029010551
  • ISBN13: 978-0029010556
  • ASIN: 0029010551

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From Library Journal This collection of essays by historians and a journalist, timed to coincide with the bicentennial of the Bill of Rights, reviews the history of civil rights in America. The essays focus primarily on the 20th century--six of the eight essays address that period directly, and one considers the use of history in contemporary constitutional interpretation. However, altogether the essays cover a scant 128 pages of the volume, the remainder consisting of the Consitution, an extended chronology of cases (most of which are not discussed in the text), and a bibliography. The essays themselves provide a superficial overview of the historical record but offer no new insights. An optional purchase.
- G. Alan Tarr, Rutgers Univ., Camden, N.J.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. pdf
 
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