Constitutionalism and American Culture: Writing the New Constitutional History

Constitutionalism and American Culture: Writing the New Constitutional History

by Sandra F. Vanburkleo
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0700611533

ISBN-13: 9780700611539

Pub. Date: 03/01/1902

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

"A highly rewarding and lively volume that adds depth and insight to our understanding of constitutionalism. Far-ranging in scope, these essays probe vital issues, challenge conventional wisdom, and suggest fresh approaches to shaping the future of constitutional history."—James W. Ely, Jr., author of Railroads and American Law

"Providing a new burst of

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"A highly rewarding and lively volume that adds depth and insight to our understanding of constitutionalism. Far-ranging in scope, these essays probe vital issues, challenge conventional wisdom, and suggest fresh approaches to shaping the future of constitutional history."—James W. Ely, Jr., author of Railroads and American Law

"Providing a new burst of vitality in the field of constitutional history, these essays are well-written, enlightening, sometimes startling, and always enormously interesting."—Lawrence M. Friedman, author of A History of American Law

Author Biography: Sandra F. VanBurkleo is associate professor of history and adjunct professor of law at Wayne State University and the author of "Belonging to the World": Women's Rights and American Constitutional Culture.

Kermit L. Hall is president and professor of history at Utah State University and the author of The Magic Mirror: Law in American History and editor of the Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court.

Robert J. Kaczorowski is professor of law and director of the Condon Institute in Legal History at Fordham University School of Law and author of The Politics of Judicial Interpretation: The Federal Courts, Department of Justice, and Civil Rights, 1866–1876.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700611539
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
03/01/1902
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword, Stanley N. Katz
Introduction
Part I. Constitutional Contexts
1. Constitutional Contexts: The Theory of History and the Process of Constitutional Change in Revolutionary America, David Thomas Konig
2. The Inverted Constitution: Enforcing Constitutional Rights in the Nineteenth Century, Robert J. Kaczorowski
3. The Rise and Fall of Classical Legal Thought: Preface to the Modern Constitution, William M. Wiecek
Part II. The Modern Constitutional Republic in Historical Perspective
4. Free Speech and the Bifurcated Review Project: The "Preferred Position" Cases, G. Edward White
5. The Roles of Lawyers in a Civil Liberties Crisis: Hawaii During World War II, Harry N. Scheiber and Jane L. Scheiber
6. Constitutional Equality for Women: Losing the Battle but Winning the War, Cynthia Harrison
7. The Warren Court and Equality, Michael R. Belknap
8. The Overlooked Litigant in Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District (1969), John W. Johnson
9. Cultural History and the First Amendment: New York Times v. Sullivan and Its Times, Kermit L. Hall
Part III. New Directions in American Constitutional History
10. "Words as Hard as Cannon-Balls": Women's Rights Agitation and Liberty of Speech in NIneteenth-Century America, Sandra F. VanBurkleo
11. Race, State, Market, and Civil Society in Constitutional History, Mark Tushnet
12. Constitutional History and the "Cultural Turn": Cross-Examining the Legal-Reelist Narratives of Henry Fonda, Norman L. Rosenberg
Contributors
Index

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