The transformation of American law, 1780-1860 / Morton J. Horwitz.

In a remarkable book based on prodigious research, Morton J. Horwitz offers a sweeping overview of the emergence of a national (and modern) legal system from English and colonial antecedents. He treats the evolution of the common law as intellectual history and also demonstrates how the shifting vie...

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Main Author: Horwitz, Morton J., 1938-
Format: Electronic
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1977.
Series:Studies in legal history.
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