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This history of tort law in America looks at how the subject has been conceptualized, pointing out why changes in rules occurred, and who did the changing. White approaches his subject from four perspectives: intellectual history, the sociology of knowledge, the phenomoenon of professionalization in the late 19th and 20th centuries in America, and the recurrent concerns of tort law since it became a discrete field.
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G. Edward White, John B. Minor Professor of Law and Cromwell Research Professor of History, University of Virginia.Review:
"White has confirmed his reputation as one of the foremost figures in the field of American legal history."--Harvard Law Review
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Book Description Oxford Univ Pr, Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A., 1985. Soft cover. Condition: New. A wide-ranging history of torts as analyzed by legal scholars and judges. Examines reasons that changes have occurred in the rules and doctrines of torts, and looks at who brought about these change. Very important topic in current legal theory. xx+283 pages, introduction, notes, index. 1985 paper edition of book first published in 1980. Seller Inventory # 12233
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1980. Paperback. Condition: New. 1st Edition. New paperback book, never been read. In this book Professor White analyzes tort law from four perspectives -- intellectual history, sociology of knowledge, phenomenon of professionalization, and legal theories providing a unifying view of tort law in the 20th century. Current list price: $30.00. Seller Inventory # 001969
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1985. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0195035992
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1985. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0195035992