Constitution Day Book Exhibit 2007
This exhibit focuses on the origins of the Constitution and general works on constitutional history. Works were selected by Lisa Arm and Raquel Ortiz from the extensive collection of the Boston University Law Library.
Historical Underpinnings: From the Declaration of Independence to the Constitutional Convention
Waldrep, Christopher & Lynne Curry. The Constitution and the Nation. Establishing the Constitution, 1215-1829. New York: P. Lang, c2003.
Law Annex KF 4541 .W352 2003
Wood, Gordon S. The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787.
Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1969.
Law Annex JA 84. U5 W6 1969
The Constitutional Convention & Ratification
The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution. Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1976-
Law Annex KF 4502 .D63 1976 (21 volumes)
Internet: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/ratification/ (table of contents, sample pages)
The Founders' Constitution.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987.
Law Reference KF 4502 .F68 1987 (5 volumes)
Peters, William. A More Perfect Union.
New York: Crown Publishers, 1987.
Law Annex KF 4520 .P48 1987
Interpreting the Constitution: Original Intent, The Federalists and Anti-Federalists
The American Constitution: For and Against: The Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers.
New York : Hill and Wang, 1987
Law Annex KF4515 .A44 1987
Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay. The Federalist, or, The New Constitution. Max Beloff ed. New York: B. Blackwell, 1987.
Law Annex KF4515 .F4 1987
Storing, Herbert J. ed. The Complete Anti-Federalist. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981
Law Annex KF4515 .C65 (7 volumes)
Commentary on the Constitution and Its Amendments
Anastaplo, George. The Constitution of 1787: A Commentary.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989.
Law Annex KF 4528 .A53 1989
Anastaplo, George. The Amendments to the Constitution: A Commentary.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
Law Annex KF 4557 .A53 1995
The Bill of Rights: Original Meaning and Current Understanding.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1991.
Law Annex KF 4749.A2 B55 1991
The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation.
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004.
Law Reserve KF 4527 U55 2004
Vile, John R. Encyclopedia of Constitutional Amendments, Proposed Amendments, and Amending Issues, 1789-2002.
Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2003.
Law Reference KF 4557 .V55 2003
Studying Constitutional History
Kelly, Alfred Hinsey, et al. The American Constitution: Its Origins and Development.
New York: W. W. Norton, 1991.
Law Annex KF 4541 .K45 1991 (2 volumes)
Benedict, Michael Les. Sources in American Constitutional History.
Lexington, Mass.: D.C. Heath, 1996.
Law Annex KF 4502 .B46 1996
Documents of American Constitutional and Legal History.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.
Law Annex KF 4502 .D635 2008 (2 volumes)
Encyclopedia of the American Constitution.
New York: Macmillan Reference USA, 2000.
Law Reference KF 4548 .E53 2000 (6 volumes)
We the People (Final Report of the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution, 1985-1992).
Washington, D.C.: The Commission, 1992.
Law Annex KF 4541 .W4 1992
The Constitution Through the Test of Time
Waldrep, Christopher & Lynne Curry. The Constitution and the Nation. The Civil War and American Constitutionalism, 1830-1890. New York: P. Lang, 2003.
Law Annex KF4541 .W35 2003
Waldrep, Christopher & Lynne Curry. The Constitution and the Nation. The Regulatory State, 1890-1945. New York: P. Lang, 2003.
Law Annex KF4541 .W3525 2003
Waldrep, Christopher & Lynne Curry. The Constitution and the Nation. A Revolution in Rights, 1937-2002. New York: P. Lang, 2003.
Law Annex KF 4541 .W353 2003
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