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The American heritage history of the law in America / Editor: Alvin M. Josephy, Jr.

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  • ISBN: 0070557497
  • ISBN: 9780070557499
  • ISBN: 0070793859 (deluxe)
  • ISBN: 9780070793859 (deluxe)
  • Physical Description: 379 p. : ill ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : American Heritage Pub. Co.; book trade distribution by McGraw-Hill, [1974]

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General Note: The text of this volume, with some variations and without illustrations or feature articles, has been published simultaneously by the McGraw-Hill Book Company under title: The Law in America.
Companion volume: Stories of great crimes & trials.
Bibliography, etc.: Bibliography: p. 378.
Contents: The English heritage -- The new nation (Public law: 1789-1860) -- The golden age (Private law and institutions: 1789-1860) -- Years of laissez faire (Public law: 1860-1910) -- Excess of freedom (Private law and institutions: 1860-1910) -- Welfare of the community (Public law: 1910-1950) -- Gone with the frontier (Private law and institutions: 1910-1950) -- Search for new values (Public law since 1950) -- Era of transition (Private law and institutions since 1950) -- The Constitution of the United States -- Justices of the United States Supreme Court -- Important law cases in American history.
Summary, etc.: Narrative account, emphasizing notable events and personalities within the background of the nation's development.
Subject: Law > United States > History.
Droit > √Čtats-Unis > Histoire.

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