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A guide to the United States Constitution

Erin Ackerman

A guide to the United States Constitution

by Erin Ackerman

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Published by W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Constitutional history,
  • Sources,
  • Constitutional law,
  • Constitutions,
  • Law,
  • United States,
  • Interpretation and construction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementErin Ackerman, Benjamin Ginsberg
    ContributionsGinsberg, Benjamin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF4527 .G56 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 96 p. :
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25066733M
    ISBN 109780393912883
    LC Control Number2011025456

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