Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Constitutional History of Secession” as Want to Read:
A Constitutional History of Secession
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Constitutional History of Secession

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  22 ratings  ·  5 reviews
A timeless reference on the right of secession from Britainis Glorious Revolution to Canada's current situation. Born in Minnesota, John Remington Graham is a constitutional-law attorney who served as an advisor on secession to the amicus curiae for Quebec.
Hardcover, 464 pages
Published October 31st 2002 by Pelican Publishing Company
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Constitutional History of Secession, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Constitutional History of Secession

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-50
4.09  · 
Rating details
 ·  22 ratings  ·  5 reviews


More filters
 | 
Sort order
Monica Perez
Oct 25, 2008 rated it really liked it
This book was fantastic. I had long wondered how the founders could have done such a sloppy job that the constitution is toothless after less than 200 years. This book explains it--they didn't screw up--it took Lincoln and a million dead americans to kill the constitution they thought they were fighting for.
Jason Carter
Jan 04, 2016 rated it really liked it
Shelves: culture, history
This is really an excellent work, and the five star reviewers give credit where credit is due. For the purposes of my review, I'd like to offer that this book is worthy of five stars with the following exceptions:

- It is not really a "History" of Secession, in that Graham takes sides in the debate. It is more of a "Defense" of Secession, and a very able one at that.
- There are a couple of points in the narrative in which Graham takes minority views and doesn't adequately support them with suffic
...more
Andrew
This book is nothing more than unsupported, shoddily researched, neo-secessionist garbage. Serious scholars need not even look at the cover of this book.
Steve
Jan 15, 2008 is currently reading it
Having met the author, who served as the chief legal counsel on behalf of the (failed) Quebec secession bid of the mid-1990s, and who possesses an intricate knowledge of secessionism and its roots in European history, I simply had to read this book.
Darren
May 06, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: history
Quite informative. Rated 3 stars due to spelling and grammar errors. Didn't quite agree with his assessment of Confederate Gen. Johnston.
Matt Johnson
rated it it was amazing
Dec 25, 2012
ELB
rated it it was amazing
Apr 01, 2019
Michael Rozek
rated it it was amazing
Jun 05, 2014
Cory Dupont
rated it it was amazing
May 04, 2018
Russell Slater
rated it liked it
Jun 09, 2015
Nick
rated it liked it
Jul 23, 2017
Niels Baumgartner
rated it it was amazing
Mar 27, 2016
Michael
rated it it was amazing
Jul 26, 2014
Anthony
rated it it was amazing
Oct 07, 2008
Joe
rated it it was ok
Jan 24, 2015
Cory McBride
rated it really liked it
Nov 16, 2017
Jason Powell
rated it liked it
Jun 28, 2016
John Jessee
rated it really liked it
Feb 12, 2017
Ben Wanamaker
rated it it was amazing
Mar 03, 2013
Larry
rated it it was amazing
Jul 05, 2008
christopher decloud
rated it it was amazing
Nov 05, 2017
Douglas
rated it it was amazing
Mar 09, 2008
Michaelpatrick Keena
rated it really liked it
Apr 25, 2008
P. Es
marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2008
Stephen
marked it as to-read
Dec 13, 2009
楚
added it
Dec 26, 2009
Rkq
added it
Jan 24, 2010
Jd
is currently reading it
Feb 28, 2010
Dave
marked it as to-read
May 22, 2010
Justin
marked it as to-read
May 25, 2010
Jeff McCormack
marked it as to-read
Aug 16, 2010
Edward Waverley
marked it as to-read
Aug 26, 2010
Lorigirl
marked it as to-read
Feb 11, 2011
Taylor
marked it as to-read
Jun 01, 2011
Terry Moffitt
marked it as to-read
Aug 07, 2011
Kevin
marked it as to-read
Aug 11, 2011
K. Wills
is currently reading it
Sep 15, 2012
Joe
marked it as to-read
Sep 16, 2012
Hannah
marked it as to-read
Jan 06, 2013
Michael
marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2013
David Weiss
marked it as to-read
Apr 04, 2013
Brandon
marked it as to-read
Jun 20, 2013
Maurice Lacerda
marked it as to-read
Aug 16, 2013
Gill Eastland
marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2013
Levi
marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2015
Josh Bradham
marked it as to-read
Apr 11, 2016
Cjt
added it
Dec 10, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »