Cambridge History of Law in America by Christopher L. Tomlins
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Cambridge History of Law in America
By Christopher L. Tomlins

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Cambridge History of Law in America by Christopher L. Tomlins

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Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of Law in America begins the account of law in America with the very first moments of European colonization and settlement of the North American landmass. It follows those processes across two hundred years to the eventual creation and stabilization of the American republic. The book discusses the place of law in regard to colonization and empire, indigenous peoples, government and jurisdiction, population migrations, economic and commercial activity, religion, the creation of social institutions, and revolutionary politics. The Cambridge History of Law in America has been made possible by the generous support of the American Bar Foundation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521803052
ISBN-10: 0521803055
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 46mm)
Pages: 760
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Christopher L. Tomlins

Michael Grossberg is the Sally M. Reahard Professor of History and a Professor of Law at Indiana University. His research focuses on the relationship between law and social change, particularly the intersection of law and family.

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