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From the Publisher"Historians with interests in legal history and higher education will benefit from reading this work."
-History of Education Quarterly
"An excellent biography. . . . Mastery of the sources produced this remarkable book."
-Business History Review
"[A] towering biography. . . . [Kimball's] exceptional telling of this tale is a singular accomplishment."
-The Journal of Higher Education
"A masterful biography. . . . Meticulously researched. . . . An impressively rich account of Langdell's life and legacy, and one which at the same time supplies fascinating insights into his contemporaries at Harvard. . . . There is much to commend this biography for both lawyers and educationists alike."
"Kimball's rich description of academic life within Harvard in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries adds to our understanding of Langdell's career."
-The New England Quarterly
"[A] highly readable biography. . . . Professors and professionals who want to understand the contours of their world will find [this work] illuminating."
-Harvard Law Review