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Published: 24 February 2021

200 Pages


ISBN: 9780197534717

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Perfecting the Union

National and State Authority in the US Constitution

Max M. Edling

  • Contends that the Constitution profoundly transformed the structure of the Union, thereby making the national government more effective
  • Challenges the core understanding that the Constitution was an unequivocal triumph of federal over state power
  • Written by an expert on the American founding and the early United States

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