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American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

George Athan Billias

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Constitutionalism represents America's greatest gift to human freedom, yet its story remains largely untold. For over 200 years, its ideals, ideas, and institutions influenced different peoples in ... More


Sixth Echo: American Crescendo, 1945–1974

George Athan Billias

in American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter focuses on the sixth “echo” of American constitutionalism: the period between 1945 and 1974. The United States became a superpower after World War II, its constitutionalism intact, when ... More


European Interlude: 1800–1848

George Athan Billias

in American Constitutionalism Heard Round the World, 1776-1989: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791073
eISBN:
9780814739013
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791073.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the influence of American constitutionalism in Europe during the era of the American and French revolutions and the European revolutions of 1848. It suggests that the influence ... More


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