Keller, Morton. Affairs of State: Public Life in Late Nineteenth Century America. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1977. ix, 631 pp. Reprinted 2000 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584770862; ISBN-10: 1584770864. Hardcover. New. $95. * The post-Civil War era in the United States was marked by tension between existing values and the need for social change brought about by the post-war era. This work provides an insightful analysis into the political and legal developments of the era and their manifestation in public life in this unique time in American history.
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