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Published: 07 June 2012

1224 Pages


ISBN: 9780199754618

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

Editor-in-chief: Donald T. Critchlow, Editor-in-chief: Philip R. VanderMeer, and Series edited by Paul Boyer

Oxford Encyclopedias of American History

  • Authoritative, accessible overviews on specific topics and general trends in American political, policy, and legal history
  • Over 430 A-Z articles signed by expert scholars
  • Covers the course of American political and legal history from its roots in English and European political thought to today
  • Topical outline allows readers to search for entries in eleven thematic categories
  • Numerous cross references guide readers to related entries
  • Selective bibliographies for each entry direct readers to primary sources and important scholarly works, in any language
  • Comprehensive index lists all the topics covered in the encyclopedia, including those that are not entry titles themselves
  • Expands and updates The Oxford Companion to U.S. History (Paul Boyer, ed.)
  • Over 200 new articles, in addition to the 240 revised and updated articles from the Companion

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