The Penguin Guide to the United States Constitution: A Fully Annotated Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution and Amendments, and Selections from the Federalist Papers

Author(s): Richard Beeman


A unique and handy guide to the law of land from one of America's most esteemed constitutional scholars. Known across the country for his appearance on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Professor Richard Beeman is one of the nation's foremost experts on the United States Constitution. In this book, he has produced what every American should have: a compact, fully annotated copy of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and amendments, all in their entirety. A marvel of accessibility and erudition, the guide also features a history of the making of the Consittution with excerpts from "The Federalist Papers" and a look at crucial Supreme Court cases that reminds us that the meaning of many of the specific provisions of the Constitution has changed over time.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780143118107
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.163
  • : December 2010
  • : 187mm X 112mm X 16mm
  • : United States
  • : December 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richard Beeman
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : annotated edition
  • : English
  • : 342.73029
  • : 213