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The Resource The constitution of empire : territorial expansion and American legal history, Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman

The constitution of empire : territorial expansion and American legal history, Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman

Label
The constitution of empire : territorial expansion and American legal history
Title
The constitution of empire
Title remainder
territorial expansion and American legal history
Statement of responsibility
Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The Constitution of Empire' offers a constitutional & historical survey of American territorial expansion from the founding era to the present day. The authors describe the design for territorial acquisition contained in the constitution & examine how practice has diverged from that original vision
Cataloging source
COCUF
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1958-
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Lawson, Gary
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Seidman, Guy
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  • Imperialism
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional law
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Impérialisme
  • Droit constitutionnel
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • LAW
  • LAW
  • Constitutional history
  • Constitutional law
  • Imperialism
  • Politics and government
  • Territorial expansion
  • United States
Label
The constitution of empire : territorial expansion and American legal history, Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: from sea to shining sea ... and beyond -- pt. I. Acquiring territory. Fundamentals: lessons from Louisiana ; Forms: trouble with Texas? ; Limits: conquest and colonialism -- pt. II. Governing territory. Constitutional architecture I: territorial legislatures and executives ; Constitutional architecture II: territorial courts ; War and peace: military occupation and governance ; Bulwark or façade? The rights of territorial inhabitants ; Conclusion: imperial reflections
Control code
ocn182530971
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300128963
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt11115x
  • 16a850c0-60e0-4213-b855-706b72371181
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182530971
Label
The constitution of empire : territorial expansion and American legal history, Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-255) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: from sea to shining sea ... and beyond -- pt. I. Acquiring territory. Fundamentals: lessons from Louisiana ; Forms: trouble with Texas? ; Limits: conquest and colonialism -- pt. II. Governing territory. Constitutional architecture I: territorial legislatures and executives ; Constitutional architecture II: territorial courts ; War and peace: military occupation and governance ; Bulwark or façade? The rights of territorial inhabitants ; Conclusion: imperial reflections
Control code
ocn182530971
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 271 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300128963
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt11115x
  • 16a850c0-60e0-4213-b855-706b72371181
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)182530971

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