Law Society & Politics in the Midwest

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  1. Degrees of Allegiance
    Historians have long argued that the Great War eradicated German culture from American soil. Degrees of Allegiance examines the experiences of German-Americans living in Missouri during the First World War, evaluating the personal... Learn More
    Published: 9th March 2012
    Hardback | £33.00
  2. The Jury in Lincoln’s America
    2013 Award of Superior Achievement from the Illinois State Historical Society. In the antebellum Midwest, Americans looked to the law, and specifically to the jury, to navigate the uncertain terrain of a rapidly changing... Learn More
    Published: 21st February 2012
    Hardback | £45.00
  3. Democracy in Session
    For more than 200 years no institution has been more important to the development of the American democratic polity than the state legislature, yet no political institution has been so neglected by historians. Although more lawmaking... Learn More
    Published: 5th May 2009
    Hardback | £27.99
  4. The History of Nebraska Law
    In the aftermath of the Civil War, legislators in the Nebraska Territory grappled with the responsibility of forming a state government as well as with the larger issues of reconstructing the Union, protecting civil rights, and... Learn More
    Published: 15th August 2008
    Hardback | £41.00
  5. American Pogrom
    On July 2 and 3, 1917, race riots rocked the small industrial city of East St. Louis, Illinois. American Pogrom takes the reader beyond that pivotal time in the city\u2019s history to explore black people\u2019s activism from... Learn More
    Published: 12th August 2008
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  6. The Fairer Death
    Women on death row are such a rarity that, once condemned, they may be ignored and forgotten. Ohio, a typical, middle-of-the-road death penalty state, provides a telling example of this phenomenon. The Fairer Death: Executing... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2006
    Hardback | £37.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. The History of Indiana Law
    Long regarded as a center for middle-American values, Indiana is also a cultural crossroads that has produced a rich and complex legal and constitutional heritage. The History of Indiana Law traces this history through a series... Learn More
    Published: 15th June 2006
    Hardback | £45.00
  8. The Black Laws
    Beginning in 1803, the Ohio legislature enacted what came to be known as the Black Laws. These laws instituted barriers against blacks entering the state and placed limits on black testimony against whites. Basing his narrative... Learn More
    Published: 16th December 2005
    Hardback | £50.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  9. History Of Ohio Law (2-Vol. Cloth Set)
    In the two-volume The History of Ohio Law, distinguished legal historians and practicing Ohio attorneys and judges present the history of Ohio law and the interaction between law and society in the state. The first complete history... Learn More
    Published: 10th December 2004
    Quantity pack | £62.00