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12%OFFGeorge Athan Billias - American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective - 9780814725177 - V9780814725177
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American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

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Description for American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective Paperback. Traces the spread of American constitutionalism throughout the world Num Pages: 564 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JF; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJK; HBLL; JPHC; LND. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 181 x 29. Weight in Grams: 748.

Winner of the 2010 Book Award from the New England Historical Association
American constitutionalism represents this country’s greatest gift to human freedom, yet its story remains largely untold. For over two hundred years, its ideals, ideas, and institutions influenced different peoples in different lands at different times. American constitutionalism and the revolutionary republican documents on which it is based affected countless countries by helping them develop their own constitutional democracies. Western constitutionalism—of which America was a part along with Britain and France—reached a major turning point in global history in 1989, when the forces of democracy exceeded the forces ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
NYU Press
Number of pages
560
Condition
New
Number of Pages
564
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780814725177
SKU
V9780814725177
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About George Athan Billias
George Athan Billias is Jacob and Frances Hiatt Professor Emeritus of History at Clark University. His numerous books include American Constitutionalism Abroad, George Washington’s Generals and Opponents, and Elbridge Gerry: Founding Father and Republican Statesman.

Reviews for American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective
"A monumental study that is as carefully presented as it is compelling."
Gordon S. Wood,Alva O. Way University Professor Emeritus, Brown University "Billias’s American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World is a monumental studybroad in scope and deep in learning. It will be the standard book on the subject of the influence of American Constitution outside of the United States, ... Read more

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