The limits of sovereignty : property confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War /

Americans take for granted that government does not have the right to permanently seize private property without just compensation. Yet for much of American history, such a view constituted the weaker side of an ongoing argument about government sovereignty and individual rights. What brought about...

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Main Author: Hamilton, Daniel W.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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