A review of Crisis of the House Divided: An Interpretation of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates, by Harry V. Jaffa
Herman Belz is professor of history at the University of Maryland and author of Abraham Lincoln, Constitutionalism and Equal Rights in the Civil War Era (Fordham University Press).
Articles by Herman Belz
Selling the Framers Short
Since its publication in 1913, Charles Beard's An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States has sparked controversy.
John Quincy Adams and the recovery of the foundations of American constitutionalism.
Foner's themes are the politics of historical understanding and the relationship between the historian and his own world.
Secession is back in vogue among certain libertarians and traditionalists.