The Constitution of the United States, 1787–1962

Edited By Putnam F. Jones

The essays in this collection commemorate the 175th anniversary of the establishment of the United States Constitution. The writings offer perspectives on topics including: the British background of American constitutionalism; reasons why the Constitution has remained so durable; the counterbalance of liberty and authority it maintains through the Supreme Court and the Bill of Rights; and a balance of both liberal and conservative views.

82 Pages, 6 x 9 in.

March, 1962

isbn : 9780822983569

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Putnam F. Jones

Putnam F. Jones was Dean of the Graduate School at the University of Pittsburgh.

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