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Author Pearson, Ellen Holmes, 1962-

Title Remaking custom [electronic resource] : law and identity in the early American Republic / Ellen Holmes Pearson.

Imprint Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 251 p.
Series Jeffersonian America
Jeffersonian America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- America's common law : custom, choice, and history lessons -- American constitutions and American character -- Property acquisition and inheritance -- The question of slavery in the New Republic -- Public lands, expansion, and the Native Americans -- Custom, the written law, and American legal treatises -- Conclusion.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Law -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Law -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780813930787 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813930782 (cloth : alk. paper)
0813930936 (e-book)
9780813930930 (e-book)

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