War Powers

How the Imperial Presidency Hijacked the Constitution by Peter Irons

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

Written in English
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  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Government - Executive Branch,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Freedom & Security - General,
  • Political Science / Political Freedom & Security / General,
  • History,
  • United States,
  • War and emergency powers
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
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ISBN 100805080171
ISBN 109780805080179

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