An Introduction to the Study of the Constitution: A Study Showing the Play of Physical and Social Factors in the Creation of Institutional Law
Cohn, Morris M. An Introduction to the Study of the Constitution; A Study showing the Play of Physical and Social Factors in the Creation of Institutional Law. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, 1892. xi, 235 pp. Reprinted 2000 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-38730. ISBN-13: 978-1-58477-032-9. IABN-10: 1-58477-032-5. Cloth. $50.* A systematic study of physical and social factors of United States society beginning with a discussion of law and sovereignty and its roots in Roman, German and English legal systems. Cohn traces the development of group life, cities, slavery and serfdom, the influence of war, trade, barter, infrastructures, agriculture and the natural outgrowth of these societal factors into the United States Constitution as well as law of property, domestic relations, obligations and procedure.
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