The Contract Clause: A Constitutional History

  title={The Contract Clause: A Constitutional History},
  author={Jay D. Wexler},
  journal={Journal of Interdisciplinary History},
  • Jay D. Wexler
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
Still in Exile? The Current Status of the Contract Clause
This article examines the contemporary position of the once-potent contract clause in contemporary jurisprudence. It briefly traces the history of the provision from its adoption at theExpand


Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Our Global Past
  • R. Rotberg
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Interdisciplinary History
  • 2017
“Genocide” provides a useful optic with which to understand and examine purposeful purges of Mesopotamian, Alexandrine, Visogothic, Norman, Mongol, and Spanish (during the Inquisition) people, andExpand
Social death and political life in the study of slavery.
  • Vincent Brown
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The American historical review
  • 2009
In the course of a harrowing journey from Africa to America, a popular woman died in slavery and her passing caused a minor political tumult when the crew herded the other enslaved women below decks before they could see the body of their fallen shipmate consigned to the water. Expand
The Therapeutic Revolution: Medicine, Meaning, and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century America
By the end of the century, traditional therapeutics had altered fundamentally; this is a significant event not only in the history of medicine, but in social history as well; historians have not only failed to delineate this change in detail, they have hardly begun to place it in a framework of explanation which would relate it to all those other changes which shaped the twentieth-century Western world. Expand