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The Constitution, law, and American life

critical aspects of the nineteenth-century experience


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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional history -- United States.,
    • Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Slavery -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Sociological jurisprudence -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- History -- 1865-1898.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Donald G. Nieman.
      ContributionsNieman, Donald G.
      LC ClassificationsKF4541 .C587 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 197 p. ;
      Number of Pages197
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1542529M
      ISBN 10082031403X
      LC Control Number91021385

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