ISBN-13: 9781584778141; ISBN-10: 1584778148 2007 A Sophisticated Defense of State Supremacy Stephens, Alexander H[amilton]. A Constitutional View of the Late War Between the
States; Its Causes, Character, Conduct and Results. Originally published: Philadelphia; National Publishing Co., [1868-1870]. 2 Vols., [viii], 654 pp.; xii, 827 pp. Illustrated. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778141. ISBN-10: 1584778148. Hardcover. New. * A Georgian, Alexander Hamilton Stephens [1812-1883] was Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. He was a U.S. congressman from Georgia before the war and its governor from 1882 until his death in 1883. A Constitutional View is a sophisticated and well-argued defense of the doctrine of state sovereignty and the right of states to secede. The book "was a sensation in its day, evoking attacks by Northern and Southern champions of causes upon which it impinged.": Dictionary of American Biography IX: 574.
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