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The Resource Common law, history, and democracy in America, 1790-1900 : legal thought before modernism, Kunal M. Parker

Common law, history, and democracy in America, 1790-1900 : legal thought before modernism, Kunal M. Parker

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Common law, history, and democracy in America, 1790-1900 : legal thought before modernism
Title
Common law, history, and democracy in America, 1790-1900
Title remainder
legal thought before modernism
Statement of responsibility
Kunal M. Parker
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Language
eng
Summary
"This book argues for a change in our understanding of the relationships among law, politics and history. Since the turn of the nineteenth century, a certain anti-foundational conception of history has served to undermine law's foundations, such that we tend to think of law as nothing other than a species of politics. Thus viewed, the activity of unelected, common law judges appears to be an encroachment on the space of democracy. However, Kunal M. Parker shows that the world of the nineteenth century looked rather different. Democracy was itself constrained by a sense that history possessed a logic, meaning and direction that democracy could not contravene. In such a world, far from law being seen in opposition to democracy, it was possible to argue that law - specifically, the common law - did a better job than democracy of guiding America along history's path"--
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Parker, Kunal Madhukar
Dewey number
340.5/70973
Index
index present
LC call number
KF395
LC item number
.P37 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge historical studies in American law and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Common law
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • United States
  • LAW
  • Common law
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Politics and government
  • Progressivism (United States politics)
  • United States
  • Common law
  • Politisches System
  • USA
  • Common law
  • Justizverwaltung
  • Progressismus
  • Demokratie
  • USA
Label
Common law, history, and democracy in America, 1790-1900 : legal thought before modernism, Kunal M. Parker
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The creation of times: custom and history in the British background -- Time as consent: common law thought after the American Revolution -- Time as spirit: common law thought in the early nineteenth century -- Time as law: common law thought in the mid-nineteenth century -- Time as life: common law thought in the late nineteenth century
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706669044
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unknown
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1 online resource (xi, 305 pages).
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780511993268
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)706669044
Label
Common law, history, and democracy in America, 1790-1900 : legal thought before modernism, Kunal M. Parker
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The creation of times: custom and history in the British background -- Time as consent: common law thought after the American Revolution -- Time as spirit: common law thought in the early nineteenth century -- Time as law: common law thought in the mid-nineteenth century -- Time as life: common law thought in the late nineteenth century
Control code
706669044
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 305 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511993268
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)706669044

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