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Law in America: A Short History

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Throughout Americas history, our laws have been a reflection of who we are, of what we value, of who has control. They embody our societys genetic code. In the masterful hands of the subjects greatest living historian, the story of the evolution of our laws serves to lay bare the deciding struggles over power and justice that have shaped this country from its birth pangs to the present. Law in America is a supreme example of the historians art, its brevity a testament to the great elegance and wit of its composition.

About the Author

Lawrence M. Friedman is Marion Rice Kirkwood Professor of Law at Stanford University. He is the author of more than twenty-three books, including American Law in the Twentieth Century, A History of American Law, and Crime and Punishment in American History. Professor Friedman is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the recipient of numerous awards.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375506352
Author:
Friedman, Lawrence Meir
Publisher:
Modern Library
Author:
Friedman, Lawrence M.
Author:
Various
Location:
New York
Subject:
History
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
U.S. Government
Subject:
Legal History
Subject:
Law
Subject:
Legal System
Subject:
Government - U.S. Government
Subject:
Renaissance
Edition Number:
Modern Library ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Modern Library Chronicles
Series Volume:
t. 2
Publication Date:
20030428
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
7.60x4.94x.72 in. .59 lbs.

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