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Published: 13 November 2014

472 Pages


ISBN: 9780199331307

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The Opening of American Law

Neoclassical Legal Thought, 1870-1970

Herbert Hovenkamp

  • Covers a broad spectrum of American legal history over a century during which the law explicitly turned to social science and economics for its sources
  • Relies on non-legal sources more than any other book of its scope
  • Addresses topical issues including wealth distribution, tax policy, the role of corporations, and the legacy of the New Deal

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