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The Cambridge history of law in America

Author: Michael Grossberg; Christopher L Tomlins
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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Volume 2 of The Cambridge History of Law in America focuses on the long nineteenth century (1789-1920).

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cambridge history of law in America.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)657303165
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Grossberg; Christopher L Tomlins
ISBN: 9780521803052 0521803055 9780521803045 0521803047 9780521803069 0521803063 9780521803076 0521803071 9781107605053 1107605059 9781107608658 1107608651 9781107640887 1107640881
OCLC Number: 123818334
Description: 3 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. Early America (1580--1815) --
Editor's preface --
1. Law, colonization, legitimation and the European background / Anthony Pagden --
2. The law of Native Americans to 1815 / Katherine A. Hermes --
3. English settlement and local governance / Mary Sarah Bilder --
4. Legal communications and imperial governance : British North America and Spanish America compared / Richard J. Ross --
5. Regionalism in early American law / David Thomas Konig --
6. Penality and the colonial project : crime, punishment and the regulation of morals in early America / Michael Meranze --
7. Law, population, labor / Christopher Tomlins --
8. The fragmented laws of slavery in the colonial and revolutionary eras / Sally E. Hadden --
9. The transformation of domestic law / Holly Brewer --
10. Law and religion in colonial America / Mark McGarvie and Elizabeth Mensch --
11. he transformation of law and economy in early America / Bruce H. Mann --
12. Law and commerce, 1580-1815 / Claire Priest --
13. Law and the origins of the American Revolution / Jack P. Greene --
14. Confederation and constitution / Jack N. Rakove --
15. The consolidation of the early Federal sytem, 1791-1812 / Saul Cornell and Gerald Leonard --
16. Magistrates, common law lawyers, legislators: the three legal systems of British America / James A. Henretta --
Bibliographic essays --
Notes on contributors --
Index. v. 2. The long nineteenth century (1789-1920) --
Editor's preface --
1. Law and the American state, from the Revolution to the Civil War : institutional growth and structural change / Mark R. Wilson --
2. Legal education and legal thought, 1790-1920 / Hugh C. MacGill and R. Kent Newmyer --
3. The legal profession : from the Revolution to the Civil War / Alfred S. Konefsky --
4. The courts, 1790-1920 / Kermit L. Hall --
5. Criminal justice in the United States, 1790-1920 : a government of laws or men? / Elizabeth Dale --
6. Citizenship and immigration law, 1800-1924 : resolutions of membership and territory / Kunal M. Parker --
7. Federal policy, Western movement and consequences for indigenous people, 1790-1920 / David E. Wilkins --
8. Marriage and domestic relations / Norma Basch --
9. Slavery, antislavery, and the coming of the Civil War / Ariela Gross --
10. The Civil War and Reconstruciton / Laura F. Edwards --
. 11. Law, personhood and citizenship in the long nineteenth century : the borders of belonging / Barbara Young Welke --
12. Law in popular culture, 1790-1920 : the people and the law / Nan Goodman --
13. Law and religion, 1790-1920 / Sarah Barringer Gordon --
14. Legal innovation and market capitalism, 1790-1920 / Tony A. Freyer --
15. Innovations in law and technology, 1790-1920 / B. Zorina Khan--
16. The law of industrial organization, 1870-1920 / Karen Orren --
17. The military in American legal history / Jonathan Lurie --
18. The United States and international affairs, 1789-1919 / Eileen P. Scully --
19. Politics, state building, and the courts, 1870-1920 / William E. Forbath --
Bibliographic essays --
Notes on contributors --
Index. v. 3. The twentieth century and after (1920- ) --
Editor's preface --
1. Law and state, 1920-2000 : institutional growth and structural change / Daniel R. Ernst --
2. Legal theory and legal education, 1920-2000 / William W. Fisher III --
3. The American legal profession, 1870-2000 / Robert W. Gordon --
4. The courts, Federalism and the Federal Constitution, 1920-2000 / Edward A. Purcell, Jr. --
5. The litigation revolution / Lawrence M. Friedman --
6. Criminal justice in the United States / Michael Willrich --
7. Law and medicine / Leslie J. Reagan --
8. The Great Depression and the New Deal / Barry Cushman --
9. Labor's welfare state : defining workers, constructing citizens / Eileen Boris --
10. Poverty law and income support : from the progressive era to the war on welfare / Gwendolyn Mink, Samantha Ann Majic and Leandra Zarnow --
11. The rights revolution in the twentieth century / Mark Tushnet --
12. Race and rights / Michael J. Klarman --
13. Heterosexuality as a legal regime / Margot Canaday --
14. Law and the environment / Betsy Mendelsohn --
15. Agriculture and the state, 1789-2000 / Victoria Saker Woeste --
16. Law and economic change during the short twentieth century / John Henry Schlegel --
17. he corporate economy : ideologies of regulation and antitrust, 1920-2000 / Gregory A. Mark --
18. Law and commercial popular culture in the twentieth-century United States / Norman L. Rosenberg --
19. Making law, making war, making America / Mary L. Dudziak --
20. Law, lawyers and empire / Yves Dezalay and Bryant G. Garth --
Bibliographic essays --
Notes on contributors --
Index.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Grossberg, Christopher Tomlins.
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