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Patriots and cosmopolitans : hidden histories of American law

Patriots and cosmopolitans : hidden histories of American law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): John Fabian Witt
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Massachusetts
  • Publication Information: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2007
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books, Biography, History
  • Material: Biography, Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/patriots-and-cosmopolitans-hidden-histories-of-american-law/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Print version: Witt, John Fabian. Patriots and cosmopolitans. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2007 (DLC) 2006049505 (OCoLC)70179401

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1 online resource (406 pages) : ILlustrations

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Patriots and cosmopolitans : hidden histories of American law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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The pyramid and the machine : founding visions in the life of James Wilson —
Elias Hill's exodus : exit and voice in the Reconstruction nation —
Internationalists in the nation-state : Crystal Eastman and the puzzle of American civil liberties —
The king and the dean : Melvin Belli, Roscoe Pound, and the common-law nation.

Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Responsable Person: John Fabian Witt.
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Country/State: Massachusetts
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 2007
  • Last edition Date: 2007
  • Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF353
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 9780674045286 0674045289
  • OCLC: 605980817

Main Contents

The pyramid and the machine : founding VIsions in the life of James Wilson
Elias Hill's exodus : exit and voice in the Reconstruction nation
Internationalists in the nation-state : Crystal Eastman and the puzzle of American civil liberties
The king and the dean : Melvin Belli, Roscoe Pound, and the common-law nation.

Summary Note

Ranging from the founding era to Reconstruction, this book explores the legal and constitutional foundations of American nationhood through the little-known stories of five patriots and critics. It also shows how law and constitutionalism have powerfully shaped and been shaped by the experience of nationhood at key moments in American history.

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