An honest calling : the law practice of Abraham Lincoln

An honest calling : the law practice of Abraham Lincoln

An honest calling : the law practice of Abraham Lincoln

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Mark E Steiner
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Illinois
  • Publication Information: DeKalb : Northern Illinois University Press, ©2006
  • Publication Type (Medium): Biography
  • Material: Biography, Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/an-honest-calling-the-law-practice-of-abraham-lincoln/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Steiner, Mark E. Honest calling. DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, ©2006 (OCoLC)607761871

Short Description

X, 272 pages : portrait ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, An honest calling : the law practice of Abraham Lincoln is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
  • Responsable Person: Mark E. Steiner.
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Copyright Date: 2006
  • Location: DeKalb, Ill.
  • Country/State: Illinois
  • Number of Editions: 4 editions
  • First edition Date: 2006
  • Last edition Date: 2009
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF368.A48
  • Dewey Code: 340.092
  • ISBN: 087580358X 9780875803586
  • OCLC: 63692550

Main Contents

Lawyer Lincoln in American memory
The education of a Whig lawyer
A Whig in the courthouse
Law on the prairie
In the matter of Jane, a woman of color
Working for the railroad
A changing legal landscape.

Table of Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments IX
Introduction 3
1. Lawyer Lincoln in American Memory 00
2. The Education of a Whig Lawyer 00
3. A Whig in the Courthouse 00
4. Law on the Prairie 00
5. In the Matter of Jane, A Woman of Color 00
6. Working for the Railroad 00
7. A Changing Legal Landscape 00
Notes 00
Works Cited 00
Index 00

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