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The Resource Origins of the Bill of Rights, Leonard W. Levy

Origins of the Bill of Rights, Leonard W. Levy

Label
Origins of the Bill of Rights
Title
Origins of the Bill of Rights
Statement of responsibility
Leonard W. Levy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this history of the origins of the Bill of Rights, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Leonard W. Levy offers a panoramic view of the liberties secured by the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Levy illuminates the behind-the-scenes maneuverings, public rhetoric, and political motivations of James Madison and others who overcame fierce opposition to ensure the ratification of these crucial liberties
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1923-2006
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levy, Leonard W.
Dewey number
342.73/085
Index
index present
LC call number
KF4749
LC item number
.L488 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Contemporary law series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional amendments
  • Civil rights
  • United States
  • Grondrechten
  • Bill of Rights (Verenigde Staten)
  • Droits de l'homme
  • Etats-Unis
  • Etats-Unis
Label
Origins of the Bill of Rights, Leonard W. Levy
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0b3p5-aa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-298) 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
1. Why We Have the Bill of Rights -- 2. Habeas Corpus -- 3. Bills of Attainder -- 4. The First Amendment: The Establishment Clause -- 5. The First Amendment: The Free Press Clause -- 6. The Right to Bear Arms -- 7. The Fourth Amendment: Search and Seizure -- 8. The Fifth Amendment: The Right Against Self-Incrimination -- 9. Double Jeopardy -- 10. The Double Jury System: Grand and Petty -- 11. The Eight Amendment -- 12. The Ninth Amendment: Unenumerated Rights
Control code
ocm40119892
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780300078022
Lccn
98044965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40119892
  • (OCoLC)40119892
Label
Origins of the Bill of Rights, Leonard W. Levy
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0b3p5-aa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-298) 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
1. Why We Have the Bill of Rights -- 2. Habeas Corpus -- 3. Bills of Attainder -- 4. The First Amendment: The Establishment Clause -- 5. The First Amendment: The Free Press Clause -- 6. The Right to Bear Arms -- 7. The Fourth Amendment: Search and Seizure -- 8. The Fifth Amendment: The Right Against Self-Incrimination -- 9. Double Jeopardy -- 10. The Double Jury System: Grand and Petty -- 11. The Eight Amendment -- 12. The Ninth Amendment: Unenumerated Rights
Control code
ocm40119892
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780300078022
Lccn
98044965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40119892
  • (OCoLC)40119892

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