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General  U.S.  Political  History

Recently-Added  Books

The Populist Explosion book by John B. Judis  "The Populist Explosion: How the Great Recession Transformed American and European Politics" [2016] by John B. Judis
named one of the Best Books of 2016 by Bloomberg
Kindle Edition from Columbia Global Reports [9/2016] for $7.99
Columbia Global Reports 7½x5 pb [10/2016] for $9.83
On Tyranny Twenty Lessons book by Timothy Snyder  "On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons From The Twentieth Century" [2017]  2/2017
by {Yale professor} Timothy Snyder

Kindle Edition from Tim Duggan/Random House [2/2017] for $2.99 {sic}
128-page Tim Duggan Books mass pb [2/2017] for $6.21 {sic}
Price of Politics book by Bob Woodward  "The Price of Politics" [2012] by Bob Woodward
An account of the high-stakes personal and political struggle between President Obama and House Speaker Boehner; Woodward takes the reader through the electric 44 days during the summer of 2011 with day-by-day, often hour-by-hour, accounts as the two politicians attempted a 'grand bargain' to cut entitlement spending and increase tax revenue.
Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [9/2012] for $12.99
Simon & Schuster 9½x6½ hardcover [9/2012] for $18.54
The New New Deal book by Michael Grunwald   "The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change In The Obama Era" [2012]
by Michael Grunwald

Like F.D.R.'s ambitious and far-reaching New Deal program, President Obama's American Recovery Act is a down payment on the nation's economic & environmental future, the purest distillation of change in the Obama era.
Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [8/2012] for $14.99
Simon & Schuster 9½x6½ deckle-edge hardcover [8/2012] for $17.92
Campaign of The Century / Upton Sinclair's E.P.I.C. Race for Governor book by Greg Mitchell  "The Campaign of The Century: Upton Sinclair's {E.P.I.C.} Race For Governor of California and The Birth of Media Politics" [1992]
by Greg Mitchell, {new} Foreword by Peter Schrag

Polipoint Press 9x6 pb [10/2010] for $18.21
Random House mass pb [11/93] out of print/used
Random House 9½x6½ hardcover [4/92] out of print/many used
Spirit of America Bookstore's Upton Sinclair [1878-1968] Page
Progressive Revolution / Best in America book by Michael Lux  "The Progressive Revolution: How The Best In America Came To Be" [2009]
by Michael Lux, co-founder of Progressive Strategies [est. 1999]

"Progressives invented the American ideal and inspired the American Revolution. Conservatives, then known as Tories, opposed it. Since then, every major advancement in American freedom, democracy, social justice, and economic opportunity has been fostered, fought for, and won by progressives against conservative resistance."
Wiley 9¼x6½ hardcover [1/2009] for $18.84
Hamilton's Blessing / National Debt book by John Steele Gordon  "Hamilton's Blessing: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Our National Debt" [1997] by John Steele Gordon
Walker & Co. 8x5½ pb [rev 3/2010] for $10.88
Penguin 7¾x5 pb [1/98] out of print/used
Diane Publng 8½x5¼ hardcover [2/97] for $21.00
author's official website
Rahm Emanuel & The Democrats book by Naftali Bendavid  "The Thumpin': How Rahm Emanuel and The Democrats Learned To Be Ruthless and Finally Ended The Republican Revolution" [2007]
by Naftali Bendavid

"Chicago Tribune reporter Naftali Bendavid had exclusive access to Emanuel and the D.C.C.C. in the year and a half leading up to the [2006] elections and ended up with the story of a lifetime."
Doubleday 9x6¼ hardcover [5/2007] out of print/used
New Social Contract book by Joseph Dillon Davey  "The New Social Contract: America's Journey From Welfare State To Police State"
[1995] by Joseph Dillon Davey

Praeger 9¼x6½ pb [8/95] for $27.95
Praeger 9x6¼ hardcover [8/95] for $119.95
Game Change post-election book by John Heilemann & Mark Halperin  "Game Change: Obama and The Clintons, McCain & Palin, and The Race of A Lifetime"
[2010 New York Times bestseller] by John Heilemann & Mark Halperin

Kindle Edition from HarperCollins [2/2010] for $9.99
HarperPerennial 8x59¼ pb [10/2010] for $11.43
HarperCollins 9¼x6¼ hardcover [1/2010] out of print/used
book entry at Wikipedia
H.B.O. TV movie broadcast 10 March 2012
Directed by Jay Roach; script by Danny Strong; starring Julianne Moore {as Sarah Palin}; film won 5 Emmy Awards
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • full credits at IMDb

Almanac of American Politics book edited by Michael Barone & Richard E. Cohen  "The Almanac of American Politics"
Edited by Michael Barone and others

2014 Edition: Kindle Edition from Univ Chicago Press [9/2013] for $33.49 {sic}
2014 Edition: Univ Chicago Press 9x6 pb [9/2013] for $53.83
2014 Edition: Univ Chicago Press 9x6¼ hardcover [9/2013] for $88.11
2012 Edition: Univ Chicago Press 9x6 pb [9/2011] out of print/50+ used
2012 Edition: Univ Chicago Press 9x6¼ hardcover [9/2011] for $104.50 {sic}
2010 Edition: National Journal Group 8½x6 pb [9/2009] out of print/used
2010 Edition: National Journal Group 9¼x6½ hardcover [9/2009] out of print/used
2008 Edition: National Journal Group pb [8/2007] out of print/used
2008 Edition: National Journal Group hardcover [8/2007] out of print/used
National Journal website • U.C.P. 2014 bookpage
Fundamentals of Black Politics book by Kevin Alexander Gray  
"Waiting For Lightning To Strike: The Fundamentals of Black Politics" [2008]
by Kevin Alexander Gray

AK Press 7½x5 pb [10/2008] for $14.04
Pigs at the Trough Corporate Greed & Political Corruption book by Arianna Huffington  "Pigs At The Trough: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption Are Undermining America" [2003] by Arianna Huffington
Three Rivers Press 8x5¼ pb [1/2004] for $10.98
Crown Books 8¾x6 hardcover [1/2003] out of print/used


American Political Tradition  "The American Political Tradition & The Men Who Made It"
[Knopf 1948 classic] by Richard Hofstadter [1916-70]

Vintage 8¼x5¼ pb [4/89] for $9.72
A.C.L.S. 9x6 hardcover [12/99] for $45.00
2006 Hofstadter bio by David S. Brown
Hofstadter entry at Wikipedia
Boorstin / Politics  "The Genius of American Politics" [1953 classic]
by Daniel J. Boorstin

Univ of Chicago Press 8x5.3 pb [6/53] for $19.00
Univ of Chicago press hardcover [6/53] out of print/used
Liberal Tradition In America  "Liberal Tradition In America: An Interpretation of American Political Thought Since The Revolution" [1955 classic] by Louis Hartz
Harcourt 8x5¼ pb [5/91] for $10.40
Creation of The American Republic  "The Creation of The American Republic, 1776-1787" [1969 classic]
by Gordon S. Wood

Univ NC Press 9x6 pb [4/98] for $21.95
Univ NC Press 9½x6½ hardcover [4/98] for $51.56
Populist Moment  "The Populist Moment: A Short History of The Agrarian Revolt In America"
[abridged version of "Democratic Promise"; 1978]

Oxford Univ Press 8x5¼ pb [10/78] for $17.95
Oxford Univ Press 8&fracx6 hardcover [10/78] out of print/used
"Democratic Promise: The Populist Moment in America" [1976 classic]
by Lawrence Goodwyn

Oxford Univ Press 9½x6½ hardcover [6/76] out of print/rare

Wise Men / Isaacson & Thomas  "The Wise Men: Six Friends & The World They Made" [1986]
by Walter Isaacson & Evan Thomas

Dean Acheson, Charles E. Bohlen, W. Averell Harriman, George Kennan, Robert Lovett & John J. McCloy – all friends and also advisors to presidents from F.D.R. to L.B.J. – were the hidden architects behind the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan and Cold War containment.
Kindle Edition from Simon & Schuster Digital Sales [2/2012] for $14.99
S&S 9x6 pb [6/97] out of print/many, many used
S&S hardcover [5/2012] for $23.10
S&S hardcover [10/86] out of print/many, many used
Man of The House / Speaker Tip O'Neill  
"Man of The House: The Life & Political Memoirs of Speaker Tip O'Neill"
[1987] by Thomas P. O'Neill, with William Novak

Random House 9¼x6¼ hardcover [8/87] out of print/many used
House & Senate  "House and Senate" [1990]
by Ross K. Baker

W.W. Norton 3rd edition 8¼x5½ pb [9/2000] for $22.40
W.W. Norton hardcover 1st edition [3/90] out of print/used
Populist Persuasion  "The Populist Persuasion: An American History" [1995]
by Michael Kazin

Cornell Univ Press 9½x6 pb [10/98] for $19.95
Basic Books 9¾x6½ hardcover [2/95] out of print/used
author homepage
Drawn & Quartered / History of American Political Cartoons  "Drawn and Quartered: The History of American Political Cartoons"
[1996] by Stephen Hess & Sandy Northrop

River City Publishing pb [8/2008] out of print/scarce
Black Belt Press 9¾x7½ hardcover [9/96] out of print/many used
A Fierce Discontent / Progressive Movement in America book by Michael McGerr  
"A Fierce Discontent: The Rise and Fall of The Progressive Movement In America, 1870-1920" [2003] by Michael McGerr
Oxford Univ Press 9¼x6pb [7/2005] for $12.97
Free Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [9/2003] out of print/many used
Grand Old Party history by Lewis L. Gould  "Grand Old Party: A History of the Republicans" [2003]
by Lewis L. Gould

Random House 9½x6.3 hardcover [11/2003] for $23.80

These days, G.O.P. stands for 'greedy old plutocrats'.

Party / People  "Party of the People: A History of the Democrats" [2003]
by Jules Witcover

Random House 9¼x6½ hardcover [11/2003] for $23.80
1776 book by David McCullough  "1 7 7 6" [2005]
by David McCullough

S&S 9¼x6 pb [6/2006] for $10.80
S&S hardcover [5/2005] for $21.12
S&S UNABR audio CD [5/2005] for $31.47
History of The United States Senate  "The Most Exclusive Club: A History of The Modern United States Senate" [2005]
by Lewis Gould

Basic Books 9x6 pb [10/2006] for $12.21
Basic Books 9½x6½ hardcover [11/2005] for $18.15
Reinventing The People  "Reinventing 'The People': The Progressive Movement, The Class Problem & The Origins of Modern Liberalism" [2006]
by Shelton Stromquist

Univ IL Press 9x6 pb [2/2006] for $22.00
Univ IL Press 9¼x6½ hardcover [2/2006] for $50.00
Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang book edited by Grant Barrett  "The Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang" [2006]
Edited by Grant Barrett, Introduction by James Carville & Mary Matalin

Kindle Edition from Oxford Univ Press [2006 edition] for $17.99
Oxford Univ Press 7½x5 pb [4/2006] for $18.95
Overthrow / Regime Change  "Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change From Hawaii To Iraq" [2006]
by New York Times foreign correspondent Stephen Kinzer

Times Books 9½x6¼ hardcover [4/2006] for $16.50
Tantor Media UNABR audio CD [5/2006] for $25.19
History of The House of Representatives  "The House: The History of The House of Representatives" [2006]
by Robert V. Remini

Smithsonian/Collins 9¼x6¼ hardcover [4/2006] for $23.07
Nation of Secrets  "Nation of Secrets: The Threat To Democracy & The American Way of Life" [2006]
by Ted Gup

Kindle Edition from Random House Digital [10/2008] for $11.99
Anchor Books 8x5¼ pb [10/2008] for $15.95
Doubleday 9¼x6 hardcover [5/2006] out of print/many, many used
101 People Screwing America  "101 People Who Are Really Screwing America" [2006]
by Jack Huberman

Number 1 is Dick Cheney, #2 is George W. Bush, #3 is Karl Rove, #4 is Donald Rumsfeld, #5 is Osama bin Laden, #6 is Tom Delay, #7 is the American Enterprise Institute, #8 is the Heritage Foundation, #9 is Paul Weyrich (co-founder of the Heritage Foundation), #10 is Condoleeza Rice, tied for #11 are Supreme Court Justices Antonin Scalia & Clarence Thomas; Rupert Murdoch is #14; Richard Mellon Scaife is #21; drug-addled fatboy Rush Limbaugh is merely #27
Nation Books 8x5½ pb [5/2006] out of print/used
Broken Branch / Congress  
"The Broken Branch: How Congress Is Failing America & How To Get It Back On Track" [2006] by Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein
Oxford Univ Press 8¼x6½ hardcover [8/2006] for $17.16
Moral Minority / Founding Fathers  "Moral Minority: Our Skeptical Founding Fathers" [2006]
by Brooke Allen

Ivan R. Dee pb [10/2007] for $14.95
Ivan R. Dee 8½x6 hardcover [10/2006] for $15.72
End of America / Warning To A Young Patriot  "The End of America: Letter of Warning To A Young Patriot" [2007]
by Naomi Wolf

Wolf explains how events of the prior six years parallel steps taken in the early years of the XXth Century’s worst dictatorships such as Germany, Russia, China & Chile
Kindle Edition from Chelsea Green [9/2011] for $9.39
Chelsea Green Publng 8¼x5¼ pb [9/2007] for $10.97
publisher's bookpage
American Freedom Campaign website

The U.S. Constitution  &  The Courts

Constitutional Law catalog at Amazon
Supreme Court Resources at U.S. Library of Congress
Library of Congress online texts of the Federalist Papers [1787-88]
'Books To Ponder' on Science, Religion & Evolution

'The Washington Spectator' article [April 2007] "The Legal Muscle Leading The Fight
To End The Separation of Church and State" by journalist Sarah Posner

Working Minds / Action / U.S. Constitution / First Amendment
Working Minds / Action / U.S. Constitution / Second Amendment
New Constitutional Amendment on Voting Rights
New Constitutional Amendment on Marriage Rights
New Constitutional Amendment on Corporations
'Reverse Citizens United' Constitutional Amendment

Oyez: The Supreme Court Multimedia Project

Working Minds / Action / Supreme Court Page

Ideological Origins of the American Revolution  "The Ideological Origins of The American Revolution: Enlarged Edition"
[1967 classic] by Bernard Bailyn

"a classic of American historical literature"; winner of Pulitzer & Bancroft Prizes
Belknap Press 8x5½ pb [3/92] for $20.95
Belknap Press hardcover [12/67] out of print/used
Creation of the American Republic  "The Creation of The American Republic, 1776-1787" [1969 classic]
by Gordon S. Wood

"One of the half dozen most important books ever written about the American Revolution." — The New York Times Book Review
Univ NC Press 9x6 pb [4/98] for $19.95
Univ NC Press 9½x6½ hardcover [4/98] for $55.00
Supreme Court & the Commander in Chief  "The Supreme Court and The Commander In Chief" [1976]
by Clinton Lawrence Rossiter

Cornell Univ Press 8¾x5½ pb [11/76] for $19.95
Cornell Univ Press hardcover [11/76] out of print/used
The Brethren / Inside The Supreme Court  "The Brethren: Inside The Supreme Court" [1979]
by Bob Woodward & Scott Armstrong

S&S 8½x5½ pb [7/2005] for $12.21
Avon mass pb [7/96] out of print/many used
S&S hardcover [12/79] out of print/many used
Five Thousand Year Leap tripe by W. Cleon Skousen  "The Five Thousand Year Leap: 28 Great Ideas That Changed The World" [1980]
by W. Cleon Skousen

This idiocy is blasphemy to the U.S. Constitution, or maybe just treasonous, since the premise is that the United States is a Christian (ONLY) nation, and all non-Christians are the enemy (or is it that all opposition to such fundamentalist/fascist screed is anti-Christian?). And the new Foreword by TV rabble-rouser Glenn Beck defines the market that it is intended for.
— Sentient beings will not buy this book!
The Making of America tripe by W. Cleon Skousen  "The Making of America: The Substance & Meaning of The [U.S.] Constitution" [1982] by W. Cleon Skousen
"A joke that no self-respecting scholar would think is worth a warm pitcher of spit."
— Jack Rakove of Stanford University
More misleading and anti-Constitution tripe from anti-Communist flake Skousen.
— Sentient beings will not buy this book!
Intellectual Origins of the Constitution  "Novus Ordo Seclorum: The Intellectual Origins of The Constitution" [1985]
by Forrest McDonald

Univ Press of KS 8½x5½ pb [11/86] for $14.95
Univ Press of KS 8¾x5¾ hardcover [11/85] out of print/used
Storm Center / Supreme Court  "Storm Center: The Supreme Court In American Politics"
[orig 1986; rev 2005] by David M. O'Brien

W.W. Norton 7th edition 8¼x6½ pb [3/2005] for $19.00
A More Perfect Union for kids 4-8  "A More Perfect Union: The Story of Our Constitution"
[for readers aged 4 to 8; 1987] by Betsy & Giulio Maestro

HarperTrophy 11x9 pb [10/90] for $7.99
Sagebrush 11¼x9 hardcover [10/99] for $15.80
HarperCollins 11¼x9½ hardcover [8/87] for $17.88
Bill of Rights User's Guide  "The Bill of Rights: A User's Guide" [1991]
by Linda R. Monk

Close Up Publng pb 4th edition [2/2004] out of print/used
author's website
Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court  "The Oxford Companion To The Supreme Court of The United States" [1992]
Edited by Kermit L. Hall

Oxford Univ Press 10½x7½ hardcover [5/2005] for $40.95
bargain price hardcover [5/2005] out of print/used
Original Meanings / Making of the Constitution  "Original Meanings: Politics & Ideas In The Making of The Constitution" [1996]
by Jack N. Rakove

book won the Pulitzer Prize for History
Kindle Edition from Knopf Group E-Books [4/2010] for $13.99
Vintage 8x5 pb [5/97] for $12.13
Knopf 9½x6½ hardcover [3/96] out of print/many used
Eternal Hostility  "Eternal Hostility: The Struggle Between Theocracy & Democracy" [1997]
by Frederick Clarkson

Common Courage 7½x5 pb [3/97] for $10.85
Common Courage hardcover [3/97] out of print/rare
author's blogsite
For the People / Constitution / Rights  "For the People: What The Constitution Really Says About Your Rights" [1998]
by Akhil Reed Amar & Alan R. Hirsch

Touchstone 9x6 pb [8/99] for $19.95
Free Press 9½x6½ hardcover [1/98] out of stock/used
Bill of Rights  "The Bill of Rights: Creation & Reconstruction" [1998]
by Akhil Reed Amar

Yale Univ Press 8¼x5½ pb [4/2000] for $12.89
Yale Univ Press 9½x6½ hardcover [8/98] for $49.49
author's homepage at Yale
Constitution & Fascinating Facts  "The U.S. Constitution: And Fascinating Facts About It" [1999]
by Terry L. Jordan

Oak Hill 6¼x3.4 pb [5/99] for $4.94
Origins of The Bill of Rights  "Origins of The Bill of Rights" [1999]
by {Pulitzer-winner} Leonard W. Levy

Yale Univ Press 7¾x5 pb [3/2001] for $11.96
Yale Univ Press 8½x5¾ hardcover [7/99] for $48.00
Myth of Christian America  "The Myth of Christian America: What You Need To Know About The Separation of Church & State" [1999] by Mark Weldon Whitten
Smyth & Helwys 8¾x5¾ pb [10/99] for $9.60
Supreme Court book by William H. Rehnquist  "The Supreme Court: How It Was, How It Is" [orig 1987, rev 2001]
by William H. Rehnquist [1924-2005]

Vintage 8x5¼ pb [2/2002] for $11.96
Knopf 9¼x6 pb [2004] out of print/many used
Knopf 9½x6½ deckle-edge hardcover [2/2001] for $35.00
Velvet Coup  "The Velvet Coup: The Constitution, The Supreme Court & The Decline of American Democracy" [2001] by Daniel Lazare
Verso 7x5¾ hardcover [10/2001] for $14.95
Church & State  "Separation of Church and State" [2002]
by Philip Hamburger

This book takes the position that the principle of church-state separation has no historical foundation, and that Jefferson and others invoked the First Amendment out of fear & prejudice, and that that somehow voids the principle.
Ludicrous, illogical & unsupportable – do not buy this book!
Terrorism & the Constitution  "Terrorism & the Constitution: Sacrificing Civil Liberties In The Name of National Security" [2002] by James X. Dempsey & David Cole
New Press 8¼x6¼ pb [9/2002] for $16.95
Unequal Protection / Hartmann  "UNequal Protection: The Rise of Corporate Dominance & The Theft of Human Rights" [2002] by Thom Hartmann
Rodale 8¾x6 pb [4/2004] for $10.85
Rodale 9.4x6.4 hardcover [10/2002] for $16.98
author website • official booksite
Founding Fathers & Religion  "The Founding Fathers and The Place of Religion In America" [2003]
by Frank Lambert

Princeton Univ Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [1/2003] for $32.95
Words We Live By / Constitution  "The Words We Live By: Your Annotated Guide To The Constitution" [2003]
by Linda R. Monk

Hyperion pb [2/2004] for $10.17
Hyperion 9¼x7¾ hardcover [2/2003] for $16.29
author's website
Overruling Democracy  "Overruling Democracy: The Supreme Court vs. The American People" [2003]
by Jamin B. Raskin

Routledge 9x6 pb [9/2004] for $14.25
Routledge 9½x6¼ hardcover [2/2003] for $19.50
Washington College of Law faculty profile
Hentoff / Bill of Rights  "The War On The Bill of Rights and The Gathering Resistance" [2003]
by Nat Hentoff

Seven Stories Press 8¼x5½ pb [10/2004] for $11.16
Seven Stories Press 8½x5¾ hardcover [9/2003] for $12.60
Lost Constitution  "Restoring The Lost Constitution: The Presumption of Liberty" [2003]
by Randy E. Barnett

Princeton Univ Press 9.4x6½ hardcover [12/2003] for $32.50
online excerpt: "Why Care What The Constitution Says?"
Freethinkers / Secularism  "Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism" [2004]
by Susan Jacoby

Holt/Owl 8¼x5½ pb [1/2005] for $10.88
Holt/Metropolitan 9¾x6½ hardcover [5/2004] for $17.32
Separation of Church & State  "The Separation of Church and State: Writings On A Fundamental Freedom By America's Founders" [2004] Edited by Forrest Church
Beacon Press 7¼x4½ hardcover [8/2004] for $10.88
Twilight of Democracy  "The Twilight of Democracy: The Bush Plan For America" [2004]
by Jennifer Van Bergen

Common Courage Press 7½x5¼ pb [9/2004] for $10.85
Common Courage Press 7¾x5¼ hardcover [9/2004] for $29.95
Constitutional Chaos  "Constitutional Chaos: What Happens When The Government Breaks Its Own Laws"
[2004] by Andrew P. Napolitano

Nelson Current 8½x5½ pb [2/2006] for $9.74
Nelson Current 9¾x6¾ hardcover [11/2004] for $19.80
author's website
A Court Divided  "A Court Divided: The Rehnquist Court & The Future of Constitutional Law" [2005]
by Mark Tushnet

W.W. Norton 9½x6½ hardcover [1/2005] for $27.95
Men In Black  "Men In Black: How The Supreme Court Is Destroying America" [2005]
by Mark R. Levin

A right-wing talk show host's whining fulmination against the Supreme Court, further tainted by raves from radio fool Limp Rushbaugh & disgraced politician Edwin Meese III
DO NOT buy this book!
Contempt / American Justice  "Contempt: How The Right Is Wronging American Justice" [2005]
by Catherine Crier of Court TV

Rugged Land 9¾x6½ hardcover [9/2005] for $18.45
America's Constitution  "America's Constitution: A Biography" [2005]
by Akhil Reed Amar

Random House hardcover [9/2005] for $19.77
author's homepage at Yale
Heritage Guide to the Constitution  "The Heritage Guide To The Constitution" [2005]
by Edwin Meese III, Matthew Spalding & David F. Forte

Regnery 10x7½ hardcover [11/2005] for $22.05
Keeper of the Flame  "The Keeper of The Flame: The Supreme Court Opinions of Justice Clarence Thomas, 1991-2005" [2006] by Henry Mark Holzer
Booklocker 9x6 pb [2/2006] for $18.00
Constitution in Exile  "The Constitution In Exile: How The Federal Government Has Seized Power By Rewriting The Supreme Law of The Land" [2006]
by Andrew P. Napolitano

Nelson Current 9¾x6¼ hardcover [4/2006] for $16.37
author's website
Bush vs. Constitution  "George W. Bush versus The U.S. Constitution: The Downing Street Minutes & Deception, Manipulation, Torture, Retribution, Coverups In The Iraq War & Illegal Domestic Spying" [2006]
Compiled at the direction of Representative John Conyers

Academy Chicago pb [9/2006] for $10.85
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt  "Beyond A Reasonable Doubt" [2006] Edited by Larry King
The title phrase is nowhere mentioned in the constitution and nowhere defined in our laws; in this book, over 80 influential scholars, attorneys, novelists, journalists, and religious figures discuss, explore, interpret, and define the phrase and its meaning.
Phoenix Books 9x6¼ hardcover [11/2006] for $20.40
Blocking The Courthouse Door  "Blocking The Courthouse Door: How The Republican Party & Its Corporate Allies Are Taking Away Your Right To Sue" [2006]
by Stephanie Mencimer

Free Press 9x6¼ hardcover [12/2006] for $17.94
Supreme Court Decisions that Shaped America book by Kermit Hall & John Patrick  "The Pursuit of Justice: Supreme Court Decisions That Shaped America" [2006]
by Kermit L. Hall & John J. Patrick

Oxford Univ Press 10½x8 pb [12/2006] for $20.05
Oxford Univ Press 10½x8½ hardcover [12/2006] for $46.08
Supreme Conflict  "Supreme Conflict: The Inside Story of The Struggle For Control of The United States Supreme Court" [2007] by Jan Crawford Greenburg
Penguin Press 9¼x6¼ hardcover [1/2007] for $18.45
Retained By The People / Constitutional Rights  "Retained By The People: The 'Silent' Ninth Amendment & The Constitutional Rights Americans Don't Know They Have" [2007]
by Daniel A. Farber

Perseus Books hardcover [5/2007] for $20.48
The Nine / Inside The Supreme Court by Jeffrey Toobin  "The Nine: Inside The Secret World of The Supreme Court" [2007]
by Jeffrey Toobin

listed #8 on TIME Top Ten Best Non-Fiction Books of The Year (12/2007)
Kindle Edition from Random House Digital [9/2008] for $11.99
Anchor Books 8x5¼ pb [9/2008] for $10.66
Doubleday 9¼x6 hardcover [9/2007] out of print/300+ used
The Bill of Rights Today book by Joseph Dillon Davey  "The Bill of Rights Today: Constitutional Limits On The Powers of Government" [2008] by Joseph Dillon Davey
Univ Press of America 9x6 pb [6/2008] for $34.94
Ordinary Injustice, How America Holds Court book by Amy Bach  "Ordinary Injustice: How America Holds Court" [2009]
by Amy Bach

Holt pb [8/2010] for $12.70
Metropolitan Books 9¼x6½ hardcover [9/2009] for $15.51
Why the Constitution Matters book by Mark Tushnet  "Why The Constitution Matters" [2010]
by Mark Tushnet
{law professor at Harvard University}
Yale Univ Press pb [5/2010] for $15.72
Keeping Faith with the Constitution book by Goodwin Liu, Pamela Karlan & Christopher Schroeder  "Keeping Faith With The Constitution" [2010]
by Goodwin Liu, Pamela S. Karlan & Christopher H. Schroeder

Oxford Univ Press hardcover [8/2010] for $14.93
Collapse of American Criminal Justice book by William J. Stuntz  "The Collapse of American Criminal Justice" [2011]
by William J. Stuntz [1958-2011]

Harvard professor Stuntz's masterwork; "The most important book about law in the United States published in the last thirty years." — Michael O'Donnell, in "The Nation Magazine"
Kindle Edition from Belknap Press of Harvard [9/2011] for $19.25
Belknap Press of Harvard 9¼x6 hardcover [9/2011] for $22.40
Corporations Are Not People book by Jeffrey D. Clements  "Corporations Are Not People: Why They Have More Rights Than You Do and What You Can Do About It" [2012] by Jeffrey D. Clements, Foreword by Bill Moyers
"The definitive guide to overturning Citizens United"
Kindle Edition from Berrett-Koehler Publrs [1/2012] for $8.99
Berrett-Koehler Publrs 8½x5½ pb [1/2012] for $11.45
see also the Working Minds / Action / New Constitutional Amendment on Corporations Page
Roger Williams & the American Soul book by John M. Barry  "Roger Williams and The Creation of The American Soul: Church, State, and The Birth of Liberty" [2012] by John M. Barry
Kindle Edition from Viking/Penguin [1/2012] for $11.99
Penguin Books 8¼x5½ pb [12/2012] for $15.70
Viking Adult 9¼x6½ hardcover [1/2012] out of print/used
The Oath, Obama White House & the Supreme Court book by Jeffrey Toobin  "The Oath: The Obama White House and The Supreme Court" [2012]
by Jeffrey Toobin

Kindle Edition from MobileRef [9/00] for $12.99
Anchor Books pb [DUE June 2013] for $11.53
Doubleday 9½x6½ hardcover [9/2012] for $16.26
the New Politics of Extremism book by Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein  "It's Even Worse Than It Looks: How The American Constitutional System Collided With The New Politics of Extremism" New York Times bestseller
[rev 2013] by Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein

paperback & Kindle have a new Foreword and Afterword by the authors
Kindle Edition from Basic Books [9/2013] for $10.49
Basic Books 8x5½ pb [9/2013] for $12.35
Basic Books 8¼x5¾ hardcover [5/2012] for $19.81
Supreme Court / One Person, One Vote book by J. Douglas Smith  "On Democracy's Doorstep: The Inside Story of How The Supreme Court Brought One Person, One Vote To The United States" [2014] by J. Douglas Smith
Kindle Edition from Hill & Wang/Macmillan [6/2014] for $16.99
Hill & Wang 9¼x6¼ hardcover [6/2014] for $25.00

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