Table of contents for Law's history : American legal thought and the transatlantic turn to history / David M. Rabban, University of Texas, Austin.


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Introduction: the historical study of law in the United States; Part I. The European Background: 1. The historical nineteenth century; 2. German legal scholarship; 3. English legal scholarship: Sir Henry Maine; Part II. The Historical Turn in American Legal Scholarship: 4. Henry Adams and his students: the origins of professional legal history in America; 5. Melville M. Bigelow: from the history of Norman Procedure to protorealism; 6. Holmes the historian; 7. Thayer on the history of evidence; 8. Ames on the history of the common law; 9. The history of American constitutional law; 10. The historical school of American jurisprudence; Part III. Maitland, Pound, and Pound's Successors: 11. Maitland: the maturity of English legal history; 12. Pound: from historical to sociological jurisprudence; 13. Pound's successors: twentieth-century interpretations of late nineteenth-century American legal thought.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Law -- United States -- Philosophy -- History -- 19th century.
Law -- United States -- Interpretation and construction -- History -- 19th century.
Law -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
HISTORY / United States / 19th Century. -- bisacsh