Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 October 2019

858 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190070885

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A History of American Law

Fourth Edition

Lawrence M. Friedman

  • A comprehensive history of American law from the colonial period to the present day from one of America's great legal historians
  • Offers an accessible account of the history of American law
  • Presents the American legal system in the broader context of social, political, and economic structures

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised and updated from the third edition, incorporating the latest research and scholarship
  • New material added on the legal profession and legal education, as well as on race relations