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Our More Perfect Union

From Eighteenth-Century Principles to Twentieth-Century Practice

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ISBN 9780674498488

Publication Date: 01/01/1950

460 pages

World

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In a rewarding study of the constitution, Arthur Holcombe shows how the principles of 1787 have worked out in practice since that time, evaluates them in terms of today’s strenuous conditions, and argues for their further extension, both in America and as a basis for world federation.

Awards & Accolades

  • 1951 Bancroft Prize, Columbia University
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