C. H. McIlwain Biography

C. H. McIlwain (March 15, 1871–June 1, 1968) was a professor of history at Harvard University.


The high court of Parliament and its supremacy; an historical essay on the boundaries between legislation and adjudication in England, by Charles Howard McIlwain. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1910.

The political works of James I, reprinted from the edition of 1616; with an introduction by Charles Howard McIlwain. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1918; Reprint, New York: Russell & Russell, 1965, 1946.

Federalism as a democratic process, essays by Roscoe Pound, Charles H. McIlwain and Roy F. Nichols. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1942.

Constitutionalism, ancient and modern. Rev. ed. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1947.

The growth of political thought in the West, from the Greeks to the end of the Middle Ages. New York, Cooper Square Publishers, 1968, 1932.

Constitutionalism & the changing world; collected papers. Cambridge University Press, 1939. Reprinted 1969.

The American Revolution: a constitutional interpretation. New York, Da Capo Press, 1973, 1923.