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COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES: WITH A PRELIMINARY REVIEW OF THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE COLONIES AND STATES, BEFORE THE ADOPTION ...

Story, Joseph


Item #: 2287

Pages: 2v.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW

Reprint of the second edition, with additions by his sonW.W. Story. First published in 1833, this work is generallyconsidered to be the most important work written on theAmerican Constitution. Dedicated to John Marshall, itpresented a strongly Federalist interpretation. It isdivided into three books. Book I contains a history of thecolonies and discussion of their charters. Book II discussesthe Continental Congress and analyzes the flaws thatcrippled the Articles of Confederation. Book III begins witha history of the Constitution and its ratification. This isfollowed by a brilliant line-by-line exposition of each ofits articles and amendments.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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