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The Resource War powers : how the imperial presidency hijacked the Constitution, Peter Irons

War powers : how the imperial presidency hijacked the Constitution, Peter Irons

Label
War powers : how the imperial presidency hijacked the Constitution
Title
War powers
Title remainder
how the imperial presidency hijacked the Constitution
Statement of responsibility
Peter Irons
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Irons, Peter H.
Dewey number
342.73/0412
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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War and emergency powers
Label
War powers : how the imperial presidency hijacked the Constitution, Peter Irons
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-290) and index
Contents
In the beginning: "the power of war and peace" -- "Not only war but public war": congressional authority in the new nation -- "A war unjust and unnecessary": seizing a continental empire -- "The great exigencies of government": the Civil War -- "Remember the Maine": the birth of imperial America -- "We must have no criticism now": the war to end all wars -- "The sole organ of the nation": the birth of the imperial presidency -- "The very bring of constitutional power": Japanese Americans and German saboteurs -- "A world-wide American empire": the imperial presidency in the Cold War -- "What every schoolboy knows": Vietnam and congressional abdication -- "We were going to war": from the Gulf War to Afghanistan -- "We will not hesitate to act alone": the American colossus in the age of preemptive war -- "The constitution is just a piece of paper": empire vs. democracy
Control code
ocm57529977
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 303 p.
Isbn
9780805075939
Lccn
2005041488
Other control number
9780805075939
Label
War powers : how the imperial presidency hijacked the Constitution, Peter Irons
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-290) and index
Contents
In the beginning: "the power of war and peace" -- "Not only war but public war": congressional authority in the new nation -- "A war unjust and unnecessary": seizing a continental empire -- "The great exigencies of government": the Civil War -- "Remember the Maine": the birth of imperial America -- "We must have no criticism now": the war to end all wars -- "The sole organ of the nation": the birth of the imperial presidency -- "The very bring of constitutional power": Japanese Americans and German saboteurs -- "A world-wide American empire": the imperial presidency in the Cold War -- "What every schoolboy knows": Vietnam and congressional abdication -- "We were going to war": from the Gulf War to Afghanistan -- "We will not hesitate to act alone": the American colossus in the age of preemptive war -- "The constitution is just a piece of paper": empire vs. democracy
Control code
ocm57529977
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 303 p.
Isbn
9780805075939
Lccn
2005041488
Other control number
9780805075939

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