View of the Constitution of the United States
With Selected Writings

By St. George Tucker
Foreword by Clyde N. Wilson


St. George Tucker’s View of the Constitution, published in 1803, was the first extended, systematic commentary on the United States Constitution after its ratification. Generations learned their Blackstone and their understanding of the Constitution through Tucker.

Clyde N. Wilson is Professor of History and editor of The Papers of John C. Calhoun at the University of South Carolina.


Feb 1999 | 6 x 9 | 504 Pages

Foreword, sources, note on the text, index.


978-0-86597-201-8 Paperback