MAGISTRATES AND PIONEERS: ESSAYS IN THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN LAW
Item #: 72238
Published: OE; Lawbook Exchange; Reprinted in 2011.
Magistrates and Pioneers collects eighteen essays by thehistorian Warren M. Billings. They address the main areas ofhis research, nineteenth century Louisiana and seventeenthcentury Virginia. From Opechancanough, a seventeenth-centuryIndian chief to Sir William Berkeley, colonial governor ofVirginia, to Edward Livingston, coauthor of Louisiana'sfirst civil code, to the legendary Louisiana Governor andU.S. Senator Huey Long, Billings brings to life the forcesbehind the legal development of these two historicallydistinctive states. Many of these are classic essays, allare essential to students of American legal history.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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