HST 496-3 Reading List

The Reading List for my independent reading course in U.S. Constitutional History:

  1. English declarations and bills of rights
  2. American declarations and bills of rights
  3. Sir Matthew Hale, The History of the Common Law in England
  4. Donald S. Lutz, Colonial Origins of the American Constitution: A Documentary History, Liberty Fund 1998
  5. Jack N. Rakove, Declaring Rights: A Brief History with Documents, 1998
  6. Jack P. Greene, Peripheries and Center: Constitutional Development in the Extended Polities of the British Empire and the United States, 1607-1788, 1986
  7. Forrest McDonald, Novus Ordo Seclorum: The Intellectual Origins of the Constitution, 1985
  8. Robert A. Rutland, Birth of the Bill of Rights, 1776-1791, 1955
  9. Helen E. Veit, Kenneth R. Bowling, Charlene B. Bickford, eds., Creating the Bill of Rights: The Documentary Record from the First Federal Congress, 1991
  10. Michael A. Gillespie, Michael Lienesch, eds., Ratifying the Constitution, 1989
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