Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 783-796) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
I. The beginnings : American law in the Colonial period II. From the Revolution to the middle of the nineteenth century : 1776-1850 The republic of bees Outposts of the law : the frontier and the civil-law fringe Law and the economy : 1776-1850 The law of personal status : wives, paupers, and slaves An American law of property The law of commerce and trade Crime and punishment : and a footnote on tort The bar and its works III. American law to the close of the nineteenth century Blood and gold : some main themes in the law in the last half of the nineteenth century Judges and courts : 1850-1900 Procedure and practice : an age of reform The land and other property Administrative law and regulation of business Torts The underdogs : 1850-1900 The law of corporations Commerce, labor, and taxation Crime and punishment The legal profession : the training and literature of law The legal profession : at work IV. The Twentieth century Leviathan comes of age The growth of the law Internal legal culture in the twentieth century : lawyers, judges, and law books Regulation, welfare, and the rise of environmental law Crime and punishment in the twentieth century Family law in the twentieth century.