Author:Crosskey, William Winslow

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POLITICS AND THE CONSTITUTION IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES in Two Volumes

By: Crosskey, William Winslow

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39738

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Both volumes clean and tight in original green cloth binding in edgeworn chipped, dustjackets (now in protective mylar covers). William Winslow Crosskey's reputation as a constitutional historian rests upon his Politics and the Constitution in the History of the United States (1953), a learned, controversial reinterpretation of the framing of the Constitution. Crosskey, a professor of law at the University of Chicago, argued that the Framers of the Constitution sought to create a unitary system of government with virtually unlimited legislative powers, that Congress would have supreme authori... View more info