Law And The Great Plains: Essays On The Legal History Of The Heartland

Hardcover | March 1, 1996

EditorJohn R. Wunder

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This collection of essays by some of the most respected American legal scholars represents the first investigation of the legal history of the Great Plains. It challenges existing theories about the legal culture of the region by showing the area's distinctiveness. The four-part study offers overviews of law and the region, analyzes landmark cases, discusses the impact of important legal thinkers, and provides a short history and case studies of the work of leading jurists. Designed to whet the appetite of legal scholars and historians who want to consider new ideas and study a little-known field.

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This collection of essays by some of the most respected American legal scholars represents the first investigation of the legal history of the Great Plains. It challenges existing theories about the legal culture of the region by showing the area's distinctiveness. The four-part study offers overviews of law and the region, analyzes la...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.63 × 6.37 × 0.81 inPublished:March 1, 1996Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313296804

ISBN - 13:9780313296802

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"These diverse essays are effectively made into a coherent whole by the editor's introduction and section prefaces....[This book] will greatly stimulate the interest of legal historians."-The American Journal of Legal History