That Every Man Be Armed The Evolution of a Constitutional Right. Revised and Updated Edition

ISBN-10: 0826352987
ISBN-13: 9780826352989
Edition: 2013
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Description: That Every Man Be Armed, the first scholarly book on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, has played a significant role in constitutional debate and litigation since it was first published in 1984. Halbrook traces the right to bear arms  More...

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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication date: 2/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

That Every Man Be Armed, the first scholarly book on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, has played a significant role in constitutional debate and litigation since it was first published in 1984. Halbrook traces the right to bear arms from ancient Greece and Rome to the English republicans, then to the American Revolution and Constitution, through the Reconstruction period extending the right to African Americans, and onward to today's controversies. With reviews of recent literature and court decisions, this new edition ensures that Halbrook's study remains the most comprehensive general work on the right to keep and bear arms.

Preface to the Revised and Updated Edition
Preface to the Original Edition
Introduction: Firearms Prohibition and Constitutional Rights
The Elementary Books of Public Right
The Citizen as Arms Bearer in Greek Polity: Plato and Aristotle
From Republic to Empire in Rome: Cicero Versus Caesar
Machiavellian Interlude: Freedom and the Popular Militia
Absolutism Versus Republicanism in the Seventeenth Century
Arms, Militia, and Penal Reform in Eighteenth-Century Liberal Thought
The Common Law of England
The Tradition of the Armed Freeman
Gun Control Laws of the Absolute Monarchs
That Subjects May Have Arms for Their Defense: The Glorious Revolution and Bill of Rights
The Common-Law Liberty to Have Arms: From Coke to Blackstone
The American Revolution and the Second Amendment
Poore, Endebted, Discontented, and Armed: Bacon's Rebellion of 1676
The American Revolution: Armed Citizens Against a Standing Army
The Controversy over Ratification of the Constitution
The Federalist Promise: To Trust the People with Arms
To Keep and Bear Their Private Arms: The Adoption of the Bill of Rights
Antebellum Interpretations
Judicial Commentaries: The Armed Citizen as the Palladium of Liberty
Carrying Weapons Concealed: The Only Right Questioned in Early State Cases
The Disarmed Slave and the Dred Scott Dilemma
That "the People" Means All Humans: Abolitionist Origins of the Fourteenth Amendment
Freedmen, Firearms, and the Fourteenth Amendment
That No State Shall Disarm a Freedman: The Proposal of the Fourteenth Amendment
The Public Understanding and State Ratifications of the Fourteenth Amendment
The Impact of the Fourteenth Amendment upon State Constitutions
That No Militia Shall Disarm a Freedman: The Abolition of the Southern Militia Organizations, 1866-1869 l50
Against Deprivation Under Color of State Law of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms: The Civil Rights Acts of 1871 and 1875
The Supreme Court Speaks
Post-Reconstruction Decisions
The Right to Keep and Bear Militia Arms: United States v. Miller (1939)
The Logic of Incorporation and the Fundamental Character of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
State and Federal Judicial Decisions
The Pistol as a Protected Arm
State Court Decisions Since World War II
To Disarm Felons or to Disarm Citizens? Federal Court Decisions from 1940
Afterword: Public Policy and the Right to Keep and Bear Arms
Update to New Edition
Notes
Index

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