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Essays in nineteenth-century American legal history

Essays in nineteenth-century American legal history

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Wythe Holt
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Connecticut
  • Publication Information: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1976
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Contributions in American history, no. 60.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/essays-in-nineteenth-century-american-legal-history/ (Stable identifier)

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XV, 735 pages ; 25 cm.

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Essays in nineteenth-century American legal history is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Greenwood Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by Wythe Holt.
  • Publication Date: 1976
  • Country/State: Connecticut
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 1976
  • Last edition Date: 1987
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF366
  • Dewey Code: 340.0973
  • ISBN: 0837192854 9780837192857
  • OCLC: 2493299

Main Contents

Now and then : the uncertain state of nineteenth-century American legal history / Wythe Holt
The law in United States history / Willard Hurst
Book review (of A history of American law by Lawrence M. Friedman) / by G. Edward White
Reality and social reform : the transition from laissez-faire to the welfare state / Calvin Woodard
The emergence of an instrumental conception of American law, 1780-1820 / Morton J. Horwitz
The impact of the Antislavery Movement upon styles upon styles of judicial reasoning in nineteenth century America / William E. Nelson
The historical foundations of modern contract law / Morton J. Horwitz
Property law, expropriation, and resource allocation by government : the United States, 1789-1910 / Harry N. Scheiber
The formative era of contributory negligence / Wex S. Malone
Social change and the law of industrial accidents / Lawrence M. Friedman & Jack Ladinsky
The historical background of the American law of adoption / Stephen B. Presser
Note: From judicial grant to legislative power : the admiralty clause in the nineteenth century
Law and economic distress : Sangamon County, Illinois, 1837-1844 / George L. Priest
The Cherokee cases ; a study in law, politics, and morality / Joseph C. Burke
Fairness and formalism in the trials of blacks in the state supreme courts of the old South / A.E. Keir Nash
John Marshall Harlan I : the precursor / G. Edward White
Law and the failure of Reconstruction : the case of Thomas Cooley / Phillip S. Paludan
The Constitution in the Gilded Age : the beginnings of constitutional realism in American scholarship / Herman Belz
The path of the law / Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Sources of anti-lawyer sentiment in Massachusetts, 1740-1840 / Gerard W. Gawalt
Massachusetts legal education in transition, 1766-1840 / Gerard W. Gawalt
Frontier justice : Wayne County 1796-1836 / Elizabeth Gaspar Brown
Law vs. politics : the self-image of the American Bar / Maxwell Bloomfield

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