The transformation of American law, 1780-1860 /
|Published:||Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1977.|
|Series:||Studies in legal history.
|Online Access:||EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection. Access for Greenville College users.|
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Table of Contents:
- 1. The Emergence of an Instrumental Conception of Law
- 2. The Transformation in the Conception of Property
- 3. Subsidization of Economic Growth through the Legal System
- 4. Competition and Economic Development
- 5. The Relation between the Bar and Commercial Interests
- 6. The Triumph of Contract
- The Equitable Conception of Contract in the Eighteenth Century
- The Rise of a Market Economy and the Development of the Will Theory of Contract
- Custom and Contract
- Tort and Contract
- 7. The Development of Commercial Law
- The Rise of Negotiability
- The Law of Insurance: The Development of Actuarial Conceptions of Risk
- Usury Swift v. Tyson: The Rise of a General Commercial Law
- 8. The Rise of Legal Formalism
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