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Imagining the law : common law and the foundations of the American legal system

Imagining the law : common law and the foundations of the American legal system

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Norman F. Cantor
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©1997
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/imagining-the-law-common-law-and-the-foundations-of-the-american-legal-system/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Cantor, Norman F. Imagining the law. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, ©1997 (OCoLC)605056848 Online version: Cantor, Norman F. Imagining the law. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, ©1997 (OCoLC)606208500

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XVI, 416 pages ; 25 cm

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Responsable Person: Norman F. Cantor.
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Copyright Date: 1997
  • Location: New York
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 1997
  • Last edition Date: 1999
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF394
  • Dewey Code: 349.7309
  • ISBN: 0060171944 9780060171940
  • OCLC: 36597694

Main Contents

Preface
1: Law and legal history
2: Ancient advocacy: Cicero
3: Justinian heritage
4: Glanville's world
5: Englishmen and Frenchmen
6: Kings, Lords, and lawyers
7: Bracton's courtroom
8: Advent of liberalism
9: Gentrification
10: Deep structure
11: Judicial frontiers
12: Law and power
13: Law and revolution
14: Rise of liberalism
15: Age of Coke
16: From Oliver Cromwell to William Blackstone
17: American lawyers and the common law
Bibliography
Index.

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