Our secret constitution : how Lincoln redefined American democracy / George P. Fletcher

Author(s): Fletcher, George P
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Subjects: Constitution. 13th-15th Amendments
Constitutional history--United States
Constitutional amendments--United States
United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
United States Constitution. 13th-15th Amendments
United States. Constitution. 13th-15th Amendments
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865--Political and social views
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001
LC Classification: E
Table of Contents: Preface
Introduction: The Argument for the Secret Constitution 1
1. Redemption Under Law 15
2. Radical Gettysburg 35
3. Nationhood 57
4. Loyalty and Betrayal 75
5. Equality 91
6. The Revolution That Never Was 113
7. Equality Without Vision 141
8. A Maxim of Justice: Its Birth and Rebirth 165
9. The Secret Constitution Resurgent 189
10. Government as Partner Against the Past 211
11. Neither Blue Nor Gray 225
Afterword: Election Blues 2000 231
Notes 261
Index 285
Notes: LCCN: 00057495
ISBN: 0195141423 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-284) and index
Physical Description: xi, 292 p. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 44516758
ISBN/ISSN: 0195141423

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