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- University of South Carolina Press 2012; US$ 48.99
A view of the major legal challenges of post?Civil War America as seen from the highest court in the land more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 49.99
An examination of the conflict between the entrenched legal orthodoxy and the Progressive movement. Horwitz traces the crystallization of progressive thought, and in so doing, charts the modern development of American Law. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 49.99
Allen Steinberg brings to life the court-centered criminal justice system of nineteenth-century Philadelphia, chronicles its eclipse, and contrasts it to the system -- dominated by the police and public prosecutor -- that replaced it. He offers a major reinterpretation of criminal justice in nineteenth-century America by examining this transformation... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 38.25
Asked if the country was governed by a republic or a monarchy, Benjamin Franklin replied, ?A republic, if you can keep it.? Since its founding, Americans have worked hard to nurture and protect their hard-won democracy. And yet few consider the role of constitutional law in America?s survival. In Unfit for Democracy , Stephen Gottlieb argues... more...
- BRILL 2011; US$ 241.00
The book presents an investigation into the legal language of mediaeval Bulgaria, seen in its own cultural context: the Byzantine Commonwealth. Law and Language are cultural phenomena and their interdependence is closely linked to their civilisation in which they are embedded. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92
Wie verändert sich unser Blick auf jüdische Gerichtsbarkeit, wenn wir sie als selbstverständlichen Teil vormoderner Gerichtsbarkeit betrachten? Gerichtsbarkeit war bis weit ins 19. Jahrhundert in den deutschen Staaten ein komplexes System. Eine Vielzahl unterschiedlicher Rechte und zum Richten befugter Amtsträger existierten nebeneinander. Monika Preuß... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95
In All the Laws but One , William H. Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, provides an insightful and fascinating account of the history of civil liberties during wartime and illuminates the cases where presidents have suspended the law in the name of national security. Abraham Lincoln, champion of freedom and the rights of man, suspended... more...
- NYU Press 2016; US$ 55.25
The topic of American conservatism is especially timely?and perhaps volatile. Is there what might be termed an ?exceptional? form of conservatism that is characteristically American, in contrast to conservatisms found in other countries? Are views that are identified in the United States as conservative necessarily congruent with what political... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.95
From a brilliant young legal scholar comes this sweeping history of American ideas of belonging and citizenship, told through the stories of fourteen legal cases that helped to shape our nation. Spanning three centuries, Black Trials details the legal challenges and struggles that helped define the ever-shifting identity of blacks in America.... more...