American Legal History A Very Short Introduction

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199766002
Size: 31.15 MB
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A concise examination of the central role of legal decisions in shaping key social issues explores topics ranging from Native American affairs and slavery to business and home life as well as how criminal and civil offenses have been ...

Philosophy Of Law

Author: Raymond Wacks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199687005
Size: 64.45 MB
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Raymond Wacks reveals the intriguing and challenging nature of legal philosophy, exploring the notion of law and its role in our lives.

American Immigration A Very Short Introduction

Author: David A. Gerber
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199831562
Size: 48.31 MB
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A thoughtful look at immigration, anti-immigration sentiments, and the motivations and experiences of the migrants themselves, this book offers a compact but wide-ranging look at one of America's persistent hot-button issues.

Law

Author: Raymond Wacks
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198745621
Size: 21.24 MB
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This 'Very Short Introduction' provides a clear, jargon-free account of modern legal systems, explaining how the law works both in the Western tradition and around the world.

American Politics A Very Short Introduction

Author: Richard M. Valelly
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195373855
Size: 60.26 MB
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This concise volume fills a long-standing need for a sophisticated, brief primer on American national politics. A major theme of the book is the interplay between constitutional and extra-constitutional institutions and political processes.

The Founding Fathers

Author: R. B. Bernstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190273518
Size: 53.32 MB
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This is a concise contribution to the 'Very Short Introductions' series which reintroduces the history that shaped the founding fathers, the history that they made, and what history has made of them.

Law A Very Short Introduction

Author: Raymond Wacks
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191062685
Size: 69.75 MB
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VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS are for anyone wanting a stimulating and
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American History A Very Short Introduction

Author: Paul S. Boyer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199911657
Size: 45.18 MB
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This volume in Oxford's A Very Short Introduction series offers a concise, readable narrative of the vast span of American history, from the earliest human migrations to the early twenty-first century when the United States loomed as a ...

Philosophy Of Law A Very Short Introduction

Author: Raymond Wacks
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191510645
Size: 28.33 MB
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ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.

The U S Supreme Court

Author: Linda Greenhouse
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199754543
Size: 23.39 MB
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A Supreme Court reporter offers an introduction to one of the pillars of American government, focusing on the people and traditions of the U.S. Supreme Court and examining many individual Supreme Court cases.