The Cambridge History of Law in America
Long Nineteenth Century (1789-1920) v. 2
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Cambridge History of Law in America by Christopher L. Tomlins
Book DescriptionVolume 2 of The Cambridge History of Law in America focuses on the long nineteenth century (1789-1920). It deals with the formation and development of the American state system, the establishment and growth of systematic legal education, the spread of the legal profession, the growing density of legal institutions and their interaction with political and social action and the development of the modern criminal justice system. We also see how law intertwines with religion, how it becomes ingrained in popular culture and how it intersects with the worlds of the American military and of international relations. 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 DetailsISBN: 9780521803069
(228mm x 152mm x 50mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Christopher L. Tomlins
Cambridge History of Law in America, Hardback (April 2008)
Volume 1 of The Cambridge History of Law in America begins with the first European colonization and settlement.
Recasting American Liberty, Hardback (August 2001)
This 2001 book considers the role railroads and streetcars played in transforming the conditions of individual liberty in America.
Coercion, Contract, and Free Labor in the Nineteenth Century, Hardback (February 2001)
Presents a fundamental reassessment of the nature of wage labor in the nineteenth century.
Free Speech in Its Forgotten Years, 1870-1920, Paperback (November 1999)» View all books by Christopher L. Tomlins
Controversies and litigation about free speech, often involving sex reformers and labor unions, preceded the Espionage Act of 1917.
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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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