Origins of the Bill of Rights

Paperback | February 8, 2001

byLeonard W. Levy

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In this fascinating history of the origins of the Bill of Rights, Pulitzer Prize -- winning historian Leonard W. Levy offers a panoramic view of the liberties secured by the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Levy illuminates the behind-the-scenes maneuverings, public rhetoric, and political motivations of James Madison and others who overcame fierce opposition to ensure the ratification of these crucial liberties.

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In this fascinating history of the origins of the Bill of Rights, Pulitzer Prize -- winning historian Leonard W. Levy offers a panoramic view of the liberties secured by the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Levy illuminates the behind-the-scenes maneuverings, public rhetoric, and political motivations of James Madison and othe...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:7.75 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 8, 2001Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300089015

ISBN - 13:9780300089011

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