Lawyers and Immigrants, 1870-1940

Lawyers and Immigrants, 1870-1940

A Cultural History

eBook - 2003
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Seeing American law as "both engine and mirror, cause and effect," this book explores the cultural history of law and immigration in the United States between Reconstruction and the Great Depression." Powerful forces formed the law that immigrants were to confront in trying to gain entry to the country and in coping with day-to-day life, but as migrants from southern and eastern Europe negotiated these realities, they acted as legal agents themselves, slowly transforming the contested arena of law. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Levittown : LFB Scholarly Pub., 2003
ISBN: 9781593320850
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 307 pages) : illustrations
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