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The Right to Vote: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

D. Grier Stephenson - Law - 2004 - 453 pages
From its roots in early English rules to its practice today, this work covers the evolution, expansion, and ongoing debates regarding "the first liberty" in America.
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Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment in Massachusetts

Alexander Keyssar - Business & Economics - 1986 - 469 pages
Out of Work chronicles the history of unemployment in the United States. It traces the evolution of the problem of joblessness from the early decades of the nineteenth-century ...
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The Way of the Ship: America's Maritime History Reenvisoned, 1600-2000

Alex Roland, W. Jeffrey Bolster, Alexander Keyssar - History - 2008 - 521 pages
"The Way of the Ship offers a global perspective and considers both oceanic shipping and domestics shipping along America's coasts and inland waterways, with explanations of ...
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The Politics of Disenfranchisement

Richard K. Scher - Political Science - 2010
We think of our American democracy as being a model for the world--and it has been. But today it compares unfavorably in some respects, especially when it comes to the ...
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America's Constitution: A Biography

Akhil Reed Amar - History - 2012 - 672 pages
In America’s Constitution, one of this era’s most accomplished constitutional law scholars, Akhil Reed Amar, gives the first comprehensive account of one of the world’s great ...
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Final Arbiter, The: The Consequences of Bush v. Gore for Law and Politics

Christopher P. Banks - Law - 2012 - 296 pages
Combines perspectives from law and the social sciences to assess the long-term impact of the 2000 presidential election.
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The Woman Suffrage Movement in America: A Reassessment

Corrine M. McConnaughy - Political Science - 2013 - 280 pages
This book departs from familiar accounts of high-profile woman suffrage activists whose main concern was a federal constitutional amendment. It tells the story of woman ...
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The Original Compromise: What the Constitution's Framers Were Really Thinking

David Robertson - Political Science - 2012 - 344 pages
The eighty-five famous essays by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay--known collectively as the Federalist Papers--comprise the lens through which we typically view the ideas behind the ...
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Controversies in Minority Voting: The Voting Rights Act in Perspective

Bernard Grofman, Chandler Davidson - Law - 376 pages
This book discusses how the Fifteenth Amendment and the 1965 Voting Rights Act transformed American politics, and looks at the role major civil rights groups have played in ...
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