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Union & states' rights : a history and interpretation of interposition, nullification, and secession, 150 years after Sumter / edited by Neil H. Cogan.

Other author/creatorCogan, Neil H. (Neil Howard), 1944- editor.
Format Book and Print
EditionFirst edition.
Publication Info Akron, Ohio : The University of Akron Press, 2014.
Descriptionxi, 299 pages ; 23 cm.
Subject(s)
Variant title Union and states' rights
Series & law : legal thought across disciplines
&Law. ^A1108576
Contents "A real nondescript" : James Madison's thoughts on states' rights and federalism / Jack N. Rakove -- James Madison and the Constitution's "Convention for Proposing Amendments" / Robert G. Natelson -- States' rights, southern hypocrisy, and the crisis of the Union / Paul Finkelman -- Still too close to call? : rethinking Stampp's "The concept of a perpetual Union" / Daniel W. Hamilton -- Secession and breach of compact : the law of nature meets the U.S. Constitution / Stephen C. Neff -- William Rawle and secession : legal rights and political wrongs / H. Jefferson Powell -- The 14th Amendment and the unconstitutionality of secession / Daniel A. Farber -- Interposition : an overlooked tool of American constitutionalism / Christian G. Fritz -- Originalism's limits : interposition, nullification, and secession / Lee J. Strang -- Union and states' rights 150 years after Sumter : some reflections on a tangled political and constitutional conundrum / Sanford V. Levinson -- Remembering our second revolution : sesquicentennial reflections on Civil War historiography / Norman W. Spaulding.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formHistory.
LCCN 2013014442
ISBN9781937378134 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN1937378136 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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