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Author Hoffer, Peter Charles, 1944- author.

Title Litigation nation : a cultural history of lawsuits in America / Peter Charles Hoffer.

Publication Info. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    346.7303 HOF    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Description viii, 224 pages ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The American ways series
American ways series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-214) and index.
Summary This book charts the history of civil litigation in America from the 17th century to today, using key cases that illustrate the central theme of lawsuits in different periods of U.S. history, and enabling readers to explore and understand key questions in American life and culture through the changing nature of how and why we sue one another.
Subject Torts -- United States -- History.
Actions and defenses -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781538116579 hardcover alkaline paper $35.00
153811657X hardcover alkaline paper $35.00

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