The Literature of American Legal History
By William E. Nelson and John Phillip Reid
2006/05 - Beard Books
1587982803 - Paperback - Reprint - 368 pp.
A compendium of the authors’ articles that have become classic literature in the field of American legal history.
This book by two senior legal historians republishes their articles reviewing scholarship in the field of American legal history. In addition to summarizing what has now become classic literature in the field, the book offers illuminating insight into what it means to be a professional legal historian and into standards for evaluating legal historical writing.
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John Phillip Reid is Russell D. Niles Professor of Law Emeritus at New York University School of Law.
William E. Nelson is Edward Weinfeld Professor of Law and History at New York University.
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