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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Law in American History: Volume 1: From the Colonial Years Through the Civil War.   

American Legal History: A Very Short Introduction

G. Edward White - Law - 2013 - 160 pages
Law has played a central role in American history. From colonial times to the present, law has not just reflected the changing society in which legal decisions have been made ...
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Law in American History: From Reconstruction Through the 1920s

G. Edward White - 2016 - 672 pages
In this second installment of G. Edward White's sweeping history of law in America from the colonial era to the present, White, covers the period between 1865-1929, which ...
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Creating the National Pastime: Baseball Transforms Itself, 1903-1953

G. Edward White - Sports & Recreation - 1998 - 384 pages
At a time when many baseball fans wish for the game to return to a purer past, G. Edward White shows how seemingly irrational business decisions, inspired in part by the self ...
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Alger Hiss's Looking-Glass Wars: The Covert Life of a Soviet Spy

G. Edward White - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 320 pages
For decades, a great number of Americans saw Alger Hiss as an innocent victim of McCarthyism--a distinguished diplomat railroaded by an ambitious Richard Nixon. And even as the ...
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Tort Law in America: An Intellectual History

G. Edward White - Law - 2003 - 395 pages
This history of tort law in America looks at how the subject has been conceptualized, pointing out why changes in rules occurred, and who did the changing. White approaches his ...
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Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self

G. Edward White - History - 1995 - 648 pages
By any measure, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., led a full and remarkable life. He was tall and exceptionally attractive, especially as he aged, with piercing eyes, a shock of ...
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The Constitution and the New Deal

G. Edward WHITE - Law - 2002 - 385 pages
In a powerful new narrative, G. Edward White challenges the reigning understanding of twentieth-century Supreme Court decisions, particularly in the New Deal period. He does ...
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Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

G. Edward White - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 176 pages
Known as the "Great Dissenter," Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. wrote some of the most eloquent opinions in the history of the United States Supreme Court. A brilliant legal mind ...
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