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Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes : Law and the Inner Self.

Author: G Edward White
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
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This volume provides a complete biography of Oliver Wendell Holmes which shows the relationship between his 19th-century Boston Brahmin upbringing and his 20th-century legal innovation. By examining Holmes's colourful life, White shows the connection between legal thought and cultural change.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G Edward White
ISBN: 9780198024330 0198024339
OCLC Number: 437173164
Description: 1 online resource (649 pages)
Contents: CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER ONE: Heritage; CHAPTER TWO: The Civil War; CHAPTER THREE: Friendships, Companions, and Attachments, 1864-1882; CHAPTER FOUR: Coming to Maturity: Early Legal Scholarship; CHAPTER FIVE: The Common Law; CHAPTER SIX: "An All Round View of the Law," 1882-1902; CHAPTER SEVEN: Travel and Romance; CHAPTER EIGHT: The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts; CHAPTER NINE: The Supreme Court, 1903-1916; CHAPTER TEN: Recognition; CHAPTER TWELVE: The Supreme Court, 1917-1931: Free Speech; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Aging; CHAPTER FOURTEEN: A Concluding Assessment. APPENDIX: Holmes' SecretariesNOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
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