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Richard A. Primus examines three crucial periods in American history (the late eighteenth century, the Civil War and the 1950s and 1960s) and demonstrates how the conceptions of rights prevailing at each of these times grew out of opposition to concrete political cases. In the first study of its kind, Primus highlights the influence of totalitarianism (in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union) on the language of rights. This book will be a major contribution to contemporary political theory, of interest to scholars and students in politics and government, constitutional law, and American history.
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- Used Book in Good Condition
|Manufacturer:||Cambridge University Press|
|Brand:||Brand: Cambridge University Press|
|Publisher:||Cambridge University Press|
|Studio:||Cambridge University Press|
|Item Weight:||0.92 pounds|
|Item Size:||0.63 x 9.02 x 9.02 inches|
|Package Weight:||0.95 pounds|
|Package Size:||5.8 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches|
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