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Philosophical reflections on the United States Constitution

Philosophical reflections on the United States Constitution

a collection of bicentennial essays

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Published by E. Mellen Press in Lewiston, NY .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Constitutional law -- United States,
    • Constitutional history -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      Statementedited by Christopher B. Gray.
      SeriesStudies in social and political theory ;, v. 4
      ContributionsGray, Christopher B.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4550.A2 P48 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 210 p. ;
      Number of Pages210
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2032971M
      ISBN 10088946104X
      LC Control Number88008862

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