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Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Frank Prochaska

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

This book is a survey of a wide range of British opinion on the United States in the nineteenth century and highlights the views of John Stuart Mill, Walter Bagehot, Sir Henry Maine, and James Bryce, ... More


Introduction: Transatlantic Attitudes

Frank Prochaska

in Eminent Victorians on American Democracy: The View from Albion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640614
eISBN:
9780191738678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640614.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter is a survey of political attitudes in Britain on America in the decades after the American Revolution, which discusses constitutional issues, the French Revolution, republicanism, and ... More


Second Echo: Latin America, 1811–1900

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/9780814791073.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the influence of American constitutionalism in Latin America during the years 1811–1900, the so-called second echo of American constitutionalism abroad. It begins with an ... More


The Eighteenth-Century Debate: Virtue, Passion and Commerce

J.G.A. Pocock and Richard Whatmore

in The Machiavellian Moment: Florentine Political Thought and the Atlantic Republican Tradition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691172231
eISBN:
9781400883516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172231.003.0014
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores the reasons as to why the inherited complex of ideas concerning republican virtue and its place in social time was transmitted into the eighteenth century in the form so little ... More


The Principal Features of the American Constitutional Order: The Positive Constitutionalism of The Federalist

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter sketches the principal features of the American constitutional order by explicating the broad themes of The Federalist. It shows that The Federalist embraces a positive ... More


Thesis and antithesis: To check or not to check the Judiciary

Cristina E. Parau

in Transnational Networking and Elite Self-Empowerment: The Making of the Judiciary in Contemporary Europe and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266403
eISBN:
9780191879593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266403.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter analyses Network Community discourses in order to better expose the causal role of its hegemonic norms. Key assumptions held by the Community about the qualities of their agenda are ... More


The Idea of America

Lindsey Flewelling

in Two Irelands Beyond the Sea: Ulster Unionism and America, 1880-1920

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940452
eISBN:
9781789629361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940452.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The United States played a significant role in unionist political thought and rhetoric throughout the Home Rule era. Ulster unionists used American examples to emphasize the need to maintain unity ... More


The Architecture of Public Law

Martin Loughlin

in Foundations of Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199256853
eISBN:
9780191594267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256853.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter considers the extent to which a common early-modern metaphor — that of envisioning collective association as a spatial arrangement with public law as its architectonic form — offers a ... More


Due Process and Fair Procedures: A Study of Administrative Procedures

D. J. Galligan

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256762
eISBN:
9780191681660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256762.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Philosophy of Law

Due process is one of the most interesting and conceptually challenging areas of the common law, and in recent years there has been a major revival of interest in the sheer range and applicability of ... More


Introduction

in The Powers of War and Peace: The Constitution and Foreign Affairs after 9/11

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226960319
eISBN:
9780226960333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226960333.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The American constitutional system has yet to settle the question of the allocation of power over the interpretation of treaties, now more than two hundred years old. This book seeks to answer such ... More


The Imprint of Congress

David R. Mayhew

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300215700
eISBN:
9780300227949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215700.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

What kind of job has America's routinely disparaged legislative body actually done? This book provides an insightful historical analysis of the U.S. Congress's performance from the late eighteenth ... More


Illusion and Disillusion

Peter Duus and Kenji Hasegawa

in Rediscovering America: Japanese Perspectives on the American Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268432
eISBN:
9780520950375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268432.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses how the Japanese viewed Americans in the nineteenth century. It notes that of all the foreign powers the Japanese encountered, the United States seemed the most different—it ... More


Introduction

Mark E. Neely

in Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation: Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835180
eISBN:
9781469602530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869024_neely.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book begins by showing how the American Constitution was twice tested during the Civil War. It was radically reshaped by the amending process, a movement well under way when the war ended. The ... More


Regulatory Rights: Supreme Court Activism, the Public Interest, and the Making of Constitutional Law

Larry Yackle

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226944715
eISBN:
9780226944739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226944739.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

We often hear—with particular frequency during recent Supreme Court nomination hearings—that justices should not create constitutional rights, but should instead enforce the rights that the ... More


Making Legal History: Essays in Honor of William E. Nelson

Daniel J. Hulsebosch and R. B. Bernstein (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814725269
eISBN:
9780814708286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814725269.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

For more than four decades, Nelson has produced some of the most original and creative work on American constitutional and legal history. His prize-winning books have blazed new trails for historians ... More


Constitutional Change

Eric A. Posner and Adrian Vermeule

in The Executive Unbound: After the Madisonian Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199765331
eISBN:
9780190259952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199765331.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins by reviewing some legal mechanisms by which liberal legal theorists have tried to reconcile constitutional change with the constitutional rule of law. Then, it discusses the ... More


Redacting the Torah’s Conflicting Laws: New Empirical Models

Joshua A. Berman

in Inconsistency in the Torah: Ancient Literary Convention and the Limits of Source Criticism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190658809
eISBN:
9780190675295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190658809.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Religion in the Ancient World

This chapter attends to the final form of law corpora, as exhibited in the received text of the Torah. Scholars have classically viewed redaction of the Torah as either a great compromise, or an ... More


Introduction

Remy Debes

in Dignity: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199385997
eISBN:
9780199386024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385997.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Until the mid-nineteenth century, the concept of dignity almost invariably connoted elevated social rank, of the sort that marked nobility or ecclesiastic preferment. However, today dignity usually ... More


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