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The Resource The heart of the Constitution : how the Bill of Rights became the Bill of Rights, Gerard N. Magliocca

The heart of the Constitution : how the Bill of Rights became the Bill of Rights, Gerard N. Magliocca

Label
The heart of the Constitution : how the Bill of Rights became the Bill of Rights
Title
The heart of the Constitution
Title remainder
how the Bill of Rights became the Bill of Rights
Statement of responsibility
Gerard N. Magliocca
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This is the untold story of the most celebrated part of the Constitution. Until the twentieth century, few Americans called the first ten amendments the Bill of Rights. When they did after 1900, the Bill of Rights was usually invoked to increase rather than limit federal authority"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Magliocca, Gerard N
Dewey number
342.7302/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4749
LC item number
.M325 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Civil rights
  • Constitutional history
Label
The heart of the Constitution : how the Bill of Rights became the Bill of Rights, Gerard N. Magliocca
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223123501877
  • 31223123501885
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : The Bill of Rights -- Introduction : The First Bill of Rights Day -- Fighting the Crown -- Opposing the Constitution -- Drafting the amendments -- Wandering in the wilderness -- Reconstructing the Union -- Justifying imperialism -- Defending the New Deal -- Attacking the Führer -- Reinventing judicial review -- Waging the Cold War -- Epilogue : A Sacred Relic -- Appendix A. The English Declaration of Rights (1689) -- Appendix B. The Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776) -- Appendix C. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 235 pages
Isbn
9780190271602
Lccn
2017015633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)982092968
Label
The heart of the Constitution : how the Bill of Rights became the Bill of Rights, Gerard N. Magliocca
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223123501877
  • 31223123501885
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-219) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : The Bill of Rights -- Introduction : The First Bill of Rights Day -- Fighting the Crown -- Opposing the Constitution -- Drafting the amendments -- Wandering in the wilderness -- Reconstructing the Union -- Justifying imperialism -- Defending the New Deal -- Attacking the Führer -- Reinventing judicial review -- Waging the Cold War -- Epilogue : A Sacred Relic -- Appendix A. The English Declaration of Rights (1689) -- Appendix B. The Virginia Declaration of Rights (1776) -- Appendix C. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 235 pages
Isbn
9780190271602
Lccn
2017015633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)982092968

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