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Published: 19 May 2016

232 Pages


ISBN: 9780199333608

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From Truth to Technique at Trial

A Discursive History of Advocacy Advice Texts

Philip Gaines

Oxford Studies in Language and Law

  • Provides a rare opportunity to trace the development of a professional discursive genre over a period of time-more 400 years
  • Organizes textual representations into thematic categories over time
  • Includes analysis of several texts that have not been previously received scholarly attention

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