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A history of American law

Author: Lawrence M Friedman
Publisher: New York, New York Oxford University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence M Friedman
ISBN: 9780190070885 0190070889 9780190070892 0190070897
OCLC Number: 1126568220
Description: XXVIII, 828 Seiten
Contents: ProloguePart I: The Beginnings: American Law in the Colonial PeriodPart II: From the Revolution to the Middle of the Nineteenth Century:1776-1850Chapter 1 The Republic of BeesChapter 2 Outposts of the Law: The Frontier and the Civil Law FringeChapter 3 Law and the Economy: 1776-1850Chapter 4 The Law of Personal Status: Wives, Paupers, and SlavesChapter 5 An American Law of PropertyChapter 6 The Law of Commerce and TradeChapter 7 Crime and Punishment: And a Footnote on TortChapter 8 The Bar and Its WorksPart III: American Law to the Close of the Nineteenth CenturyChapter 1 Blood and Gold: Some Main Themes in the Law in the Last Half of the Nineteenth CenturyChapter 2 Judges and Courts: 1850-1900Chapter 3 Procedure and Practice: An Age of ReformChapter 4 The Land and Other PropertyChapter 5 Administrative Law and Regulation of BusinessChapter 6 TortsChapter 7 The Underdogs: 1850-1900Chapter 8 The Law of CorporationsChapter 9 Commerce, Labor, and TaxationChapter 10 Crime and PunishmentChapter 11 The Legal Profession: The Training and Literature of LawChapter 12 The Legal Profession: At WorkPart IV: The Twentieth CenturyChapter 1 Leviathan Comes of AgeChapter 2 The Growth of the LawChapter 3 Internal Legal Culture in the Twentieth Century: Lawyers, Judges, and Law BooksChapter 4 Regulation, Welfare, and the Rise of Environmental LawChapter 5 Crime and Punishment in the Twentieth CenturyChapter 6 Family Law in the Twentieth CenturyEpilogue A Final WordBibliographical EssayIndex
Responsibility: Lawrence M. Friedman.


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