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A Machine That Would Go of Itself: The Constitution in American Culture

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In this volume, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Michael Kammen explores the U.S. Constitution's place in the public consciousness and its role as a symbol in American life, from ratification in 1788 to our own time.

As he examines what the Constitution has meant to the American people (perceptions and misperceptions, uses and abuses, knowledge and ignorance), Kammen shows th... More
Book Information
PublisherBedford St. Martin's
BindingPaperback (7 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages550
ISBN-100312091273
ISBN-13978-0312091279
Publication Date12/1993
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About Hayden (Author) : Hayden is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Hayden include A Matter Of Attitude (Kimani Tru), A Matter of Attitude, and A Machine That Would Go of Itself: The Constitution i... more
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About Michael G Kammen (Author) : Michael G Kammen is a published author. Some of the published credits of Michael G Kammen include A Machine that Would Go of Itself: The Constitution in American Culture, A Season of Youth.
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