Reflections on slavery and the constitution
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Reflections on slavery and the constitution by Anastaplo, George

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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Slavery,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementGeorge Anastaplo
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF4545.S5 A955 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25122450M
ISBN 109780739171769, 9780739171776
LC Control Number2011049524

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  Anastaplo, one of America's leading scholars on law and the Constitution, offers a profound study of the history of slavery and American constitutional law. In this fourth volume in his ambitious ten-part series of 'constitutional sonnets,' Anastaplo argues that a thorough analysis of the history and development of constitutional law and slavery can help readers better understand the state of race relations Author: George Anastaplo. Condemnation of slavery in the United States is a field well plowed. Non-the-less George Anastaplo's fourth volume in his 'constitutional Sonnets' series is a fresh and welcome addition. Reflections on Slavery and the Constitution demonstrates once again that he is one of the most sensitive scholarly interpreters of the Constitution. In the manner of his teacher Leo Strauss, Anastaplo lays bare the Author: George Anastaplo.   Reflections on Slavery and the Constitution. In this insightful book about constitutional law and slavery, George Anastaplo illuminates both how the history of race relations in the United States should be approached and how seemingly hopeless social and political challenges can be usefully considered through the lens of the U.S. : George Anastaplo. In this insightful book about constitutional law and slavery, George Anastaplo illuminates both how the history of race relations in the United States should be approached and how seemingly hopeless social and political challenges can be usefully considered through the lens of the U.S. : Lexington Books.

Overview: In this insightful book about constitutional law and slavery, George Anastaplo illuminates both how the history of race relations in the United States should be approached and how seemingly hopeless social and political challenges can be usefully considered through the lens of the U.S. Constitution.   First, Professor Wood rejected the notion that the Constitution’s basic structure was animated by the issue of slavery. The fundamental fault line at the Constitutional Convention was between small and large states over the question of proportional representation, not between Southern and Northern States. This is a book about a virtually forbidden topic: how slavery was enabled in the US constitution of It required a Civil War and a constitutional amendment (the 13th, passed at the end of the Civil War, in December of ) to end it/5(20). Author: S. K. B. Asante Publisher: ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Mobi View: Get Books. Reflections On The Constitution Law And Development eBook File: Book by S. K. B. Asante, Reflections On The Constitution Law And Development Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Reflections On The Constitution Law And Development books.

  This book connects diverse subjects that remind the reader of fundamental issues with respect to war/peace and politics. It examines the complications of efforts to develop public-policy measures dealing with constitutional applications and explores the understanding of Life and Death in the modern world. Reflections on Slavery and the Pages: This book is kinda mistitled, it's purpose is religious, not legal. All divinity students should read it. Especially Protestant divinity students. It is an EXCELLENT description of the role many southern religious institutions played in maintaining slavery. The author quotes from Southern law, and Southern Religious institutions/5(2). Overview: In this insightful book about constitutional law and slavery, George Anastaplo illuminates both how the history of race relations in the United States should be approached and how seemingly hopeless social and political challenges can be usefully considered through the lens of the U.S. Constitution. He examines the outbreak.   When the Constitution was created in , slavery was a powerful institution and a heated topic at the Constitutional Convention. Most disagreements came when the representatives from slave-holding states felt their "peculiar" institution was being threatened.