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Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Anthropology,
  • Constitutional & administrative law,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • United States.,
  • Political Science,
  • History: American,
  • Warren, Earl,,
  • Legal History,
  • U.S. Supreme Court,
  • Supreme Court,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • USA,
  • Law,
  • Courts - Supreme Court,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Law / Legal History,
  • Political aspects,
  • Constitutional,
  • General,
  • United States,
  • 1891-1974,
  • History,
  • Law and politics

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages600
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7670286M
ISBN 100674000951
ISBN 109780674000957

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