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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
McNamara, Martha J.
From tavern to courthouse.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2004
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Martha J McNamara
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (xv, 162 pages,  pages of plates) : illustrations.|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||Lawyers, architects, and the redefinition of public space --
"Summoned among rogues and thieves": court settings and procedures at century's end --
Constructing a profession: lawyers, courts, and commerce in eighteenth-century Massachusetts --
"A grand procession of court and bar": judicial landscapes and the representation of legal power --
Housing the courts: law and architecture in the Early Republic --
Slaves and scriveners: the assault on professional authority.
|Series Title:||Creating the North American landscape.|
|Responsibility:||Martha J. McNamara.|
McNamara embeds an architectural history of the transformation of civic space in an argument that stresses the causal imperatives of professionalization... From Tavern to Courthouse is to be