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American lawyers in a changing society, 1776-1876

American lawyers in a changing society, 1776-1876

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Maxwell H. Bloomfield
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Massachusetts
  • Publication Information: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1976
  • Publication Type (Medium): Biography, History
  • Material: Biography
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Studies in legal history.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/american-lawyers-in-a-changing-society-1776-1876/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Bloomfield, Maxwell H. American lawyers in a changing society, 1776-1876. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1976 (OCoLC)643723411

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IX, 397 pages ; 24 cm.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Responsable Person: Maxwell Bloomfield.
  • Publication Date: 1976
  • Country/State: Massachusetts
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 1976
  • Last edition Date: 2013
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF366
  • Dewey Code: 340.0973
  • ISBN: 0674029100 9780674029101
  • OCLC: 1364018

Main Contents

Peter Van Schaack and the problem of allegiance
Antilawyer sentiment in the early republic
William Sampson and the codification movement
The family in antebellum law
Upgrading the professional image
Riot control in Philadelphia
Frederick Grimke? and the dynamics of social change
William Pitt Ballinger, Confederate lawyer
John Mercer Langston and the training of black lawyers.

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