The constitution of empire : territorial expansion and American legal history /

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Main Author: Lawson, Gary, 1958-
Other Authors: Seidman, Guy
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2004
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245 1 4 |a The constitution of empire :  |b territorial expansion and American legal history /  |c Gary Lawson and Guy Seidman 
260 |a New Haven :  |b Yale University Press,  |c c2004 
300 |a x, 271 p. ;  |c 24 cm 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-255) and index 
505 0 |a Introduction: from sea to shining sea . . . and beyond -- Pt. I. Acquiring territory. Fundamentals: lessons from Louisiana ; Forms: trouble with Texas? ; Limits: conquest and colonialism -- Pt. II. Governing territory. Constitutional architecture I: territorial legislatures and executives ; Constitutional architecture II: territorial courts ; War and peace: military occupation and governance ; Bulwark or façade? The rights of territorial inhabitants ; Conclusion: imperial reflections 
650 0 |a Imperialism  |x History 
650 0 |a Constitutional history  |z United States 
650 0 |a Constitutional law  |z United States 
651 0 |a United States  |x Territorial expansion 
651 0 |a United States  |x Politics and government  |x Philosophy 
651 0 |a United States  |x Territories and possessions  |x Politics and government 
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852 |a Law Library  |b Lower Level  |h E179.5 .L36 2004  |p 33940002883773