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Author Bloomfield, Maxwell H.

Title American lawyers in a changing society, 1776-1876 / Maxwell Bloomfield.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1976.

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 Moore Stacks  KF366 .B5    Available  ---
Description ix, 397 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in legal history
Studies in legal history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Peter Van Schaack and the problem of allegiance -- Antilawyer sentiment in the early republic -- William Sampson and the codification movement -- The family in antebellum law -- Upgrading the professional image -- Riot control in Philadelphia -- Frederick Grimké and the dynamics of social change -- William Pitt Ballinger, Confederate lawyer -- John Mercer Langston and the training of black lawyers.
Subject Law -- United States -- History.
Lawyers -- United States -- Biography.
Other Form: Online version: Bloomfield, Maxwell H. American lawyers in a changing society, 1776-1876. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1976 (OCoLC)643723411
ISBN 0674029100