The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States (11 Volume Hardback Set)

The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States (11 Volume Hardback Set)

by Julius Goebel, Jr, George Lee Haskins, Herbert A. Johnson, G. Edward White
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521197732

ISBN-13: 9780521197731

Pub. Date: 03/31/2010

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

More than half a century ago the Permanent Committee on the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise decided that its principal purpose would be to commission a multi-volume work that would become a definitive history of the Supreme Court of the United States. Originally published by Macmillan, these volumes are being reprinted by Cambridge University Press with a new foreword by…  See more details below

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More than half a century ago the Permanent Committee on the Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise decided that its principal purpose would be to commission a multi-volume work that would become a definitive history of the Supreme Court of the United States. Originally published by Macmillan, these volumes are being reprinted by Cambridge University Press with a new foreword by the General Editor, Stanley N. Katz. The project has developed into a thirteen-volume series, of which eleven volumes are currently available as part of this set. These volumes include: Vol. 1: Antecedents and Beginnings to 1801, by Julius Goebel, Jr. Vol. 2: Foundations of Power: John Marshall, 1801-35, by George Lee Haskins and Herbert A Johnston Vols. 3&4: The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815-35, by G. Edward White Vol. 5: The Taney Period, by Carl B. Swisher. Vol. 6, Part 1A: Reconstruction and Reunion, 1864-1888 Vol. 6, Part 1B: Reconstruction and Reunion, 1864-1888 Vol. 7: Reconstruction and Reunion, 1864-1888 Supplement to Vol. 7: Five Justices and the Electoral Commission of 1877 Vol. 8: Troubled Beginnings of the Modern State, 1888-1910 by Owen M. Fiss Vol. 9: The Judiciary and Responsible Government, 1910-21, by Alexander M. Bickle and Benno C. Schmidt. Vol. 12: The Stone-Vinson Court and the Birth of the Modern Constitution, 1941-1953, by Willim M. Wiecek The Press plans to publish volumes 10, 11, and 13 within the next few years.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521197731
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2010
Series:
Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise History of the Supreme Court of the United States Series
Pages:
13543
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 10.28(d)

Table of Contents

Vol. 1. Antecedents and Beginnings to 1801 Julius Goebel, Jr.; Vol. 2. Foundations of Power: John Marshall, 1801–35 George Lee Haskins and Herbert A. Johnston; Vols. 3 and 4. The Marshall Court and Cultural Change, 1815–35 G. Edward White; Vol. 5. The Taney Period Carl B. Swisher; Vol. 6. Part 1A. Reconstruction and Reunion, 1864–1888 Charles Fairman; Vol. 6. Part 1B. Reconstruction and Reunion, 1864–1888 Charles Fairman; Vol. 7. Reconstruction and Reunion, 1864–1888 Charles Fairman; Supplement to Vol. 7. Five Justices and the Electoral Commission of 1877 Charles Fairman; Vol. 8. Troubled Beginnings of the Modern State, 1888–1910 Owen M. Fiss; Vol. 9. The Judiciary and Responsible Government, 1910–21 Alexander M. Bickle and Benno C. Schmidt; Vol. 12. The Stone–Vinson Court and the Birth of the Modern Constitution, 1941–1953 William M. Wiecek.

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