American Legal History A Very Short Introduction

Author: G. Edward White
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199766002
Size: 45.30 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 ...

American History

Author: Paul S. Boyer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019538914X
Size: 21.74 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 ...

Law A Very Short Introduction

Author: Raymond Wacks
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191579572
Size: 19.14 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.

American Immigration A Very Short Introduction

Author: David A. Gerber
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199715815
Size: 72.32 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.

The Founding Fathers

Author: R. B. Bernstein
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190273518
Size: 49.17 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.

The U S Supreme Court

Author: Linda Greenhouse
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0199754543
Size: 12.65 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.

Philosophy Of Law

Author: Raymond Wacks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199687005
Size: 57.16 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 Political History

Author: Donald T. Critchlow
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199340056
Size: 47.26 MB
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"American Political History : A Very Short Introduction captures the richness of American political history, focusing primarily on national politics.

History

Author: John H. Arnold
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402768927
Size: 18.61 MB
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In a work of metahistory (the study of history itself), he takes us from the fabulous tales of Greek Herodotus to the varied approaches of modern-day professionals.

Global Economic History A Very Short Introduction

Author: Robert C. Allen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199596654
Size: 62.35 MB
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The gap between the rich and the poor can be vast. Robert C. Allen considers the main factors that contribute to this gap, looking at the interconnections between economic growth, culture, technology, and income distribution.