Law and People in Colonial America
This revised edition of Law and People in Colonial America will incorporate recent scholarship and encompass American Indians, the French, and Spaniards as people who—on the fringes of English settlement—raised interesting questions. Among them: how in legal terms did the English deal with "marginal"societies; how does this posture help us to understand English law and the changes the New World forced upon it; and how did these people on the outside themselves view English law?
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Hoffer attempts to add to our understanding of American legal history by examining how the American colonists transformed an existing body of British law into a truly unique American product. His ... Read full review