Creating the Bill of Rights

Creating the Bill of Rights

Author: Helen E. Veit

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

ISBN: 0801841003

Category: History

Page: 352

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Reissue of a modern classic - the book that catapulted Norman Mailer to fame on its first publication in 1948. Based on Mailer's own experience of military service in the Philippines during World War Two, 'The Naked and the Dead' is a graphically truthful and shattering portrayal of ordinary men in battle. First published in 1949, as America was still basking in the glories of the Allied victory, it altered forever the popular perception of warfare. Focusing on the experiences of a fourteen-man platoon stationed on a Japanese-held island in the South Pacific during World War II, and written in a journalistic style, it tells the moving story of the soldiers' struggle to retain a sense of dignity amidst the horror of warfare, and to find a source of meaning in their lives amisdst the sounds and fury of battle.
Creating the Bill of Rights
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Helen E. Veit, Kenneth R. Bowling, Charlene Bangs Bickford
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991-02-01 - Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Reissue of a modern classic - the book that catapulted Norman Mailer to fame on its first publication in 1948. Based on Mailer's own experience of military service in the Philippines during World War Two, 'The Naked and the Dead' is a graphically truthful and shattering portrayal of ordinary men
The Bill of Rights
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Akhil Reed Amar
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Are the deep insights of Hugo Black, William Brennan, and Felix Frankfurter that have defined our cherished Bill of Rights fatally flawed? With meticulous historical scholarship and elegant legal interpretation a leading scholar of Constitutional law boldly answers yes as he explodes conventional wisdom about the first ten amendments to
Bills of Rights Before the Bill of Rights
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Peter J. Galie, Christopher Bopst, Bethany Kirschner
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-14 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book is a documentary history of the rights found in the American state constitutions adopted between 1776 and 1790. Despite the rich tradition of rights at the state level, rights in America have been identified almost exclusively with the national Bill of Rights. Indeed, there is no work that
The Bill of Rights
Language: en
Pages: 247
Authors: Linda R. Monk
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Close Up Foundation

Describes the history and development of the first ten Constitutional amendments, also known as the Bill of Rights, and presents stories of the many people who have helped to keep it a living document.
The Bill of Rights
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Dennis B. Fradin
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Marshall Cavendish

"Covers the Bill of Rights as a watershed document in U.S. history, influencing social, economic, and political policies that shaped the nation's future"--Provided by publisher.