Series on Law, Society, and Politics in the Midwest

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  1. The Jacksonian Conservatism of Rufus P. Ranney
    In The Jacksonian Conservatism of Rufus P. Ranney, David M. Gold works with the public record to reveal the contours of the life and work of one of Ohio’s most intriguing legal figures.... Learn More
    Published: 15th January 2017
    Hardback | £54.00
  2. Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War
    Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War represents pathbreaking research on the rise of U.S. Army intelligence operations in the Midwest during the American Civil War and counters long-standing assumptions about Northern politics... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2014
    Hardback | £74.00
    Paperback | £27.99
  3. The Life and Death of Gus Reed
    Gus Reed was a freed slave who traveled north as Sherman’s March was sweeping through Georgia in 1864. His journey ended in Springfield, Illinois, a city undergoing fundamental changes as its white citizens struggled to understand... Learn More
    Published: 30th September 2014
    Hardback | £66.00
    Paperback | £25.99
  4. Justice and Legal Change on the Shores of Lake Erie
    Justice and Legal Change on the Shores of Lake Erie explores the many ways that the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio has affected the region, the nation, the development of American law, and American... Learn More
    Published: 2nd July 2012
    Hardback | £41.00
  5. The Dred Scott Case
    In 1846 two slaves, Dred and Harriet Scott, filed petitions for their freedom in the Old Courthouse in St. Louis, Missouri. As the first true civil rights case decided by the U.S.... Learn More
    Published: 6th July 2010
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £23.99
  6. No Winners Here Tonight
    Few subjects are as intensely debated in the United States as the death penalty. Some form of capital punishment has existed in America for hundreds of years, yet the justification for carrying out the ultimate sentence is a continuing... Learn More
    Published: 13th January 2009
    Hardback | £45.00
    Paperback | £19.99
  7. The Rescue of Joshua Glover
    On March 11, 1854, the people of Wisconsin prevented agents of the federal government from carrying away the fugitive slave, Joshua Glover. Assembling in mass outside the Milwaukee courthouse, they demanded that the federal officers... Learn More
    Published: 31st December 2006
    Paperback | £25.99
  8. The History of Michigan Law
    The History of Michigan Law offers the first serious survey of Michigan's rich legal past. Michigan legislators have played a leading role in developing modern civil rights law, protecting the environment, and assuring the right... Learn More
    Published: 12th June 2006
    Hardback | £41.00
  9. Frontiers of Freedom
    Nineteenth-century Cincinnati was northern in its geography, southern in its economy and politics, and western in its commercial aspirations.... Learn More
    Published: 26th January 2005
    Paperback | £22.99