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The Transformation of American Law, 1870-1960: The Crisis of Legal Orthodoxy

The Transformation of American Law, 1870-1960: The Crisis of Legal Orthodoxy

by Morton J. Horwitz

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199729081
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Date posting: 2021-05-07
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When the first volume of Morton Horwitz's monumental history of American law appeared in 1977, it was universally acclaimed as one of the most significant works ever published in American legal history. The New Republic called it an "extremely valuable book." Library Journal praised it as "brilliant" and "convincing." And Eric Foner, in The New York Review of Books, wrote that "the issues it raises are indispensable for understanding nineteenth-century America." It won the coveted Bancroft Prize in American ...