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Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney : Slavery, Secession, and the President's War Powers

Simon, James F.

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ISBN 10: 074325032X / ISBN 13: 9780743250320
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 2006
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Nice, unsold, unread first printing of this book on the tense relationship between Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney by professor at New York Law School. Bookseller Inventory # 006556

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Title: Lincoln and Chief Justice Taney : Slavery, ...

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Printing

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Traces the political and personal clashes between the sixteenth president and his Chief Justice, profiling their disparate views about African-American rights, the South's legal ability to secede, and presidential constitutional powers during wartime. 40,000 first printing.

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James F. Simon received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale College and a law degree from the Yale Law School. He is Martin Professor of Law, at New York Law School.

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