Law in American History
Volume 1, From the Colonial Years Through the Civil WareBook - 2012
In the first of the three volumes of his projected comprehensive narrative history of the role of law in America from the colonial years through the twentieth century, G. Edward White takes up the central themes of American legal history from the earliest European settlements through the Civil War. Included in the coverage of this volume are the interactions between European and Amerindian legal systems in the years of colonial settlement; the crucial role of Anglo-American theories of sovereignty and imperial governance in facilitating the separation of the American colonies from the British.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 565 pages)
Alternative Title: From the Colonial years through the Civil War