The Illustrated Dictionary of Constitutional Concepts

The Illustrated Dictionary of Constitutional Concepts

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Baker & Taylor
Offers definitions and historical background for three hundred terms and concepts included in the American Constitution

Book News
An alphabetically-organized dictionary of more than 300 constitutional concepts and key terms that includes their definitions and historical developments as well as excerpts showing their use in the context of current world constitutions. The author, a Washington DC attorney specializing in international law, includes profiles of 50 personalities, from Plato and Aristotle to Mikhail Gorbachev and Lech Walesa, who have influenced constitutions. B&w photographs, sketches, and drawings of influential people, major historic events, and famous documents. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Blackwell North Amer
In The Illustrated Dictionary of Constitutional Concepts, Robert L. Maddex defines and summarizes the history of more than three hundred basic constitutional concepts and frequently used terms from absolute majority to yeas and nays. Definitions are supplemented with excerpts from actual constitutions and profiles of fifty personalities - from Plato and Aristotle to Thomas Jefferson to Mikhail Gorbachev - who have influenced constitutions throughout the world. Illustrations document influential constitutional figures and events from ancient Greece to the modern day.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, c1996
ISBN: 9781568021706
Branch Call Number: 321.8 MAD
Characteristics: xv, 335 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Congressional Quarterly, Inc


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