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    Richard Beeman is professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania. He serves as a trustee of the National Constitution Center and is chair of the Constitution Center's Committee on Programs, Exhibitions, and Education. His biography of Patrick Henry was a finalist for the National Book Award. He is, most recently, the author of Plain Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution.
    A unique and handy guide to the law of land from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars.

    Known across the country for his appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American should have: a compact, fully annotated copy of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and amendments, all in their entirety. A marvel of accessibility and erudition, the guide also features a history of the making of the Consittution with excerpts fromThe Federalist Papers and a look at crucial Supreme Court cases that reminds us that the meaning of many of the specific provisions of the Constitution has changed over time.

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    ISBN 9780143118107
    Genre POLITICAL SCIENCE / Constitutions
    Format Paperback
    Pages 213
    Publisher Date 2010-08-31 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Penguin Group USA
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 7.5 in
    Wdth 4.5 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.36 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Fully Annotated Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Amendments, and Selections from The Federalist Papers
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Beeman, Richard

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