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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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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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Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

Ari Berman - History - 2015 - 384 pages
On the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, a riveting and alarming account of the continuing battle over the right to vote The adoption of the landmark Voting Rights ...
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Brown v. Board of Education and the Civil Rights Movement

Michael J. Klarman - Law - 2007 - 296 pages
A splendid account of the Supreme Courts rulings on race in the first half of the twentieth century, From Jim Crow To Civil Rights earned rave reviews and won the Bancroft ...
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Unfinished Business: Racial Equality in American History

Michael J. Klarman - Political Science - 2007 - 272 pages
Michael J. Klarman, author of From Jim Crow to Civil Rights, which won the prestigious Bancroft Prize in American History, is one of the leading authorities on the history of ...
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A More Perfect Constitution: Why the Constitution Must Be Revised: Ideas to ...

Larry J. Sabato - History - 2010 - 352 pages
A More Perfect Constitution presents creative and dynamic proposals from one of the most visionary and fertile political minds of our time to reinvigorate our Constitution and ...
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