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The Resource Litigation nation : a cultural history of lawsuits in America, Peter Charles Hoffer

Litigation nation : a cultural history of lawsuits in America, Peter Charles Hoffer

Label
Litigation nation : a cultural history of lawsuits in America
Title
Litigation nation
Title remainder
a cultural history of lawsuits in America
Statement of responsibility
Peter Charles Hoffer
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book charts the history of civil litigation in America from the 17th century to today, using key cases that illustrate the central theme of lawsuits in different periods of U.S. history, and enabling readers to explore and understand key questions in American life and culture through the changing nature of how and why we sue one another
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DLC
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1944-
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Hoffer, Peter Charles
Dewey number
346.7303
Index
index present
LC call number
KF1250
LC item number
.H64 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The American ways series
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  • Torts
  • Actions and defenses
Label
Litigation nation : a cultural history of lawsuits in America, Peter Charles Hoffer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Litigation and Honor -- Part I: Litigation Defines a Nation -- Defamation -- Land-Grabbing and Money-Grubbing -- Slavery and Honor -- Free Labor? -- Part II: Litigation Defends Democracy -- Stock Swindles and Swindlers -- Divorce -- Civil Rights and Wrongs -- Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation -- Conclusion: The Value of Litigation in America
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 224 pages
Isbn
9781538116579
Lccn
2019015617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1097363754
  • (OCoLC)1097363754
Label
Litigation nation : a cultural history of lawsuits in America, Peter Charles Hoffer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Litigation and Honor -- Part I: Litigation Defines a Nation -- Defamation -- Land-Grabbing and Money-Grubbing -- Slavery and Honor -- Free Labor? -- Part II: Litigation Defends Democracy -- Stock Swindles and Swindlers -- Divorce -- Civil Rights and Wrongs -- Product Liability and Mass Tort Litigation -- Conclusion: The Value of Litigation in America
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
viii, 224 pages
Isbn
9781538116579
Lccn
2019015617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1097363754
  • (OCoLC)1097363754

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