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...