Hurst, James Willard. Law and Social Order in the United States. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1977. 318 pp. Reprinted 2000 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584771135; ISBN-10: 1584771135. Hardcover. New. $59.95 * The social history of law in the United States is defined and explored in this groundbreaking work. Beginning with a general discussion of legal history as a field of study, Hurst goes on to outline the development of the major types of legal authorities, describe public-policy reactions to the physical challenges of society and its implications in science and technology, and sketch law's adaptation to business. Written by a foremost mind in the field of legal history and author of The Growth of American Law.
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