In this fascinating history of the origins of the Bill of Rights, Pulitzer Prize — winning historian Leonard W. Levy offers a panoramic view of the liberties secured by the first ten amendments to the Constitution. Levy illuminates the behind-the-scenes maneuverings, public rhetoric, and political motivations of James Madison and others who overcame fierce opposition to ensure the ratification of these crucial liberties.
Author: Levy, Leonard W.
Publisher: Yale University Press
Title: Origins of the Bill of Rights
Pages: 00320 (Encrypted PDF)
On Sale: 2001-02-01
Category: Law : Constitutional