The Insular Cases and the Emergence of American Empire

The Insular Cases and the Emergence of American Empire

by Bartholomew H. Sparrow
     
 

Focuses on America's first attempts at empire-building through a string of U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the early part of the 20th century that tried to define the legal and constitutional status of America's island territories: Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines, among others, and reveals how the Court provided the rationalization for the establishment

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Focuses on America's first attempts at empire-building through a string of U.S. Supreme Court decisions in the early part of the 20th century that tried to define the legal and constitutional status of America's island territories: Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines, among others, and reveals how the Court provided the rationalization for the establishment of an American empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700614813
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Series:
Landmark Law Cases and American Society Series
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.10(d)

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