LEGITIMACY OF THE BUSINESS CORPORATION IN THE LAW OF THE UNITED STATES, 1780-1970.
Item #: 8791
Pages: xiii, 191p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.
This study, which is based on a series of lectures deliveredat the University of Virginia Law School, explores thedevelopment of corporate law from the 1780s, a time when thespecial charter was the only form of incorporation, to the1960s, a time when corporations were established exclusivelythrough general incorporation statutes. More than achronicle, Hurst emphasizes how legal institutions activelyshaped the central traits of American capitalism. Hurstrevitalized the field of American legal history with TheGrowth of American Law (1950) and helped establish the studyof law and American Society in Law and Social Process inUnited States History (1960). He had a particular interestin the ways society and law influenced one another.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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