Constitutional History of the American Revolution The Authority to Legislate by John Phillip Reid

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Constitution: government & the state,
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Constitutional,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Legal System,
  • United States - Revolutionary War

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages508
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10316957M
ISBN 100299130746
ISBN 109780299130749

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