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8 edition of The Making of the Constitution found in the catalog.

The Making of the Constitution

by Gordon S. Wood

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Baylor University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Biography And Autobiography,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Political History,
  • History,
  • United States,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages37
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8342111M
    ISBN 100918954541
    ISBN 109780918954541
    OCLC/WorldCa24065696

    This book, I like to say, is the "dissection" of the U.S. Constitution. It was 40 yrs in the making by the author, traveling around the world and gathering mainly primary sources for all definitions, explanation, and expounding on/5.   The Making of the Constitution is part of the VOA Learning English series The Making of a Nation. The series teaches U.S. history by telling the stories of major events and characters from the.

    Draws on primary sources to put the Irish constitution in a historical perspective. This book examines the political context of the conception of the constitution in s Ireland against the background of constitutional developments since the foundation of the state/5(2). The making of the Constitution by Warren, Charles. Barnes & Noble. Used - Good. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. % Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy .

    This article considers the procedural and resulting legitimacy issues of constitution-making and fundamental constitutional amendment. These procedures are partly related to the different historical scenarios and substantive (material) factors that give rise to e-constitutions. It considers only those political and economic factors which contribute to specific constitution-making by: 9. The Making of the American Constitution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2).


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The Making of the Constitution by Gordon S. Wood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Professor Wood has written Representation in the American Revolution (), The Creation of the American Republic (), Revolution and the Political Integration of the Enslaved and Disfranchised (), and Social Radicalism and Equality in the American Revolution (), and he has edited The Rising Glory of America, () and The Confederation and the Constitution ().Cited by: 2.

This is, to my knowledge, the best brief account of the formulation of the U.S. Constitution at the Constitutional Convention. It elucidates some of the most important developments at the Convention, especially the frustration of the project of James Madison, James Wilson, and other nationalists to keep the state governments out of the operation of the general government/5.

Comment: Title: The Making Of The Constitution, Author: Charles Warren, Publisher: Little, Brown, and co, Binding: Hardcover, pages. No dust jacket.

This is an ex-Library book. Green cloth with white lettering. Book has been rebound by library, with expected inserts, stamps and inscriptions. Pages are clean and bright with a firm : Charles Warren. "Essays on the Making of the Constitution" is a must read for anyone interested in the historical context in which the Constitution was drafted, and the scholarly interpretation of the document that serves as the basis of the United States government/5(3).

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Barnes & Noble, - Constitutional history - pages. 0 Reviews. The Making of America provides a wealth of material on the Founding Father's intentions when drafting the American Constitution.

It is one of the most thorough compilations of statements by the Framers relating to constitutional interpretation, and addresses the Constitution clause by clause -- providing resources on the Founder's intent of each clause/5().

"The Framers' Coup is the first comprehensive account of the entire struggle for the United States Constitution, from the inception of the amalgamating impulse in the early s all the way through to the ratification of the Bill of Rights in A lot of us who write books about the Constitution are about to see our royalties trail off, because Michael Klarman, in a brisk narrative, deftly summarizes all the Cited by: 8.

"In sprightly, engaging prose and with a sure, steady scholarly hand, Rick Beeman has given us a vivid account of the most vital chapter of our early history: the making of the Constitution.

This is a terrific book."—Jon Meacham, author of American LionCited by: Article III of the Constitution gives Congress the authority to create a judiciary, but the only court the Constitution specifically created was the Supreme Court. For the last two centuries, Americans have argued a great deal about how much authority the Court has over the Constitution.

In this book, Jack Rakove approaches the debates surrounding the framing and ratification of the Constitution from the vantage point of history, examining the range of concerns that shaped the politics of constitution-making in the late s, and which illuminate the debate about the role that "originalism" should play in constitutional 2/5(2).

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the The Making of The Constitution by Thomas Fleming at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more!Brand: New Word City, Inc. The Making Of The Constitution book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5(1). Get this from a library. The making of the Constitution.

[Gordon S Wood] -- Wood presents important information about the founding period in our nation's history, conveying not only the content but also the spirit of the debates surrounding the Philadelphia Convention and.

Americans revere their Constitution. However, most of us are unaware how tumultuous and improbable the drafting and ratification processes were. As Benjamin Franklin keenly observed, any assembly of men bring with them "all their prejudices, their passions, their errors of opinion, their local interests, and their selfish views." One need not deny that the Framers had good intentions in order 4/5(1).

This unprecedented book takes readers behind the scenes to show how the world's most enduring constitution was forged through conflict, compromise, and fragile consensus. As Gouverneur Morris, delegate of Pennsylvania, noted: "While some have boasted it as a work from Heaven, others have given it a less righteous origin/5(6).

The Constitution of India was not prepared in haste but the process of the evolution of the constitution began many decades before India became independent in The process continued unabated since it origi­nated in the freedom struggle till a new constitution was drafted after prolonged debates and discussions in the Constituent Assembly.

The day [ ]. This unprecedented book takes readers behind the scenes to show how the world's most enduring constitution was forged through conflict, compromise, and fragile consensus. As Gouverneur Morris, delegate of Pennsylvania, noted: "While some have boasted it as a work from Heaven, others have given it a less righteous origin/5(4).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Warren, Charles, Making of the Constitution. Boston, Little, Brown and Co., (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Warren, Charles, Making of the Constitution.

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, [©]. We present this package with a hope that more and more people will realise that the Constitution is not a holy book but a functional manual.

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The Constitution of the United States is the product of a revolution in political thought as momentous as the winning of American independence.

This profusely illustrated volume is a magnificent tribute to the oldest surviving charter of a federal by: The making of the Constitution. [Elizabeth Bidwell Bates] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Bidwell Bates.

Find more information about: ISBN: The Making of the Constitution of Kenya examines the processes, issues and challenges of constitution making, governance and legitimacy in that country and the lessons that can be learned for others on the continent.

Equipping the reader with a sound historical perspective on constitutional developments and the crisis of constitutional.