skip to content
Remaking custom : law and identity in the early American Republic Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Remaking custom : law and identity in the early American Republic

Author: Ellen Holmes Pearson
Publisher: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011.
Series: Jeffersonian America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

History has largely forgotten the writings, both public and private, of early nineteenth-century America's legal scholars. However, Ellen Holmes Pearson argues that the observers from this era had a  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Holmes Pearson
ISBN: 9780813930787 0813930782 9780813930930 0813930936
OCLC Number: 647213075
Description: xi, 251 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
America's common law : custom, choice, and history lessons --
American constitutions and American character --
Property acquisition and inheritance --
The question of slavery in the New Republic --
Public lands, expansion, and the Native Americans --
Custom, the written law, and American legal treatises --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Jeffersonian America.
Responsibility: Ellen Holmes Pearson.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

A fascinating book. The effort to describe and analyze how early nineteenth-century American legal writers understood American law is noteworthy and important. Pearson is a sympathetic and careful Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/647213075> # Remaking custom : law and identity in the early American Republic
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "647213075" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Place/charlottesville> ; # Charlottesville
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/vau> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/KF366> ;
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/349.73/e22/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/993678> ; # Law
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Topic/law_united_states_history_18th_century> ; # Law--United States--History--18th century
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Topic/recht> ; # Recht
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Event/1700_1899> ; # 1700-1899
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Place/usa> ; # USA.
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Topic/law_united_states_history_19th_century> ; # Law--United States--History--19th century
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/56548939> ; # Ellen Holmes Pearson
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Introduction -- America's common law : custom, choice, and history lessons -- American constitutions and American character -- Property acquisition and inheritance -- The question of slavery in the New Republic -- Public lands, expansion, and the Native Americans -- Custom, the written law, and American legal treatises -- Conclusion."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/510465864> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Series/jeffersonian_america> ; # Jeffersonian America.
    schema:name "Remaking custom : law and identity in the early American Republic"@en ;
    schema:productID "647213075" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/647213075#PublicationEvent/charlottesville_university_of_virginia_press_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Agent/university_of_virginia_press> ; # University of Virginia Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780813930930> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780813930787> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB137899> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/647213075> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Agent/university_of_virginia_press> # University of Virginia Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Virginia Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Place/charlottesville> # Charlottesville
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Charlottesville" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Series/jeffersonian_america> # Jeffersonian America.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/647213075> ; # Remaking custom : law and identity in the early American Republic
    schema:name "Jeffersonian America." ;
    schema:name "Jeffersonian America" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Topic/law_united_states_history_18th_century> # Law--United States--History--18th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85075195> ;
    schema:name "Law--United States--History--18th century"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/510465864#Topic/law_united_states_history_19th_century> # Law--United States--History--19th century
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:hasPart <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85075195> ;
    schema:name "Law--United States--History--19th century"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/993678> # Law
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Law"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/56548939> # Ellen Holmes Pearson
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1962" ;
    schema:familyName "Pearson" ;
    schema:givenName "Ellen Holmes" ;
    schema:name "Ellen Holmes Pearson" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780813930787>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0813930782" ;
    schema:isbn "9780813930787" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780813930930>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0813930936" ;
    schema:isbn "9780813930930" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.