Louis D. Brandeis: A Life

Louis D. Brandeis: A Life

by Melvin I. Urofsky
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Louis D. Brandeis: A Life by Melvin I. Urofsky

The first full-scale biography in twenty-five years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court–a book that reveals Louis D. Brandeis the reformer, lawyer, and jurist, and Brandeis the man, in all of his complexity, passion, and wit.

A huge and galvanizing biography, a revelation of one man’s effect on American society and jurisprudence, and the electrifying story of his time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307378583
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/22/2009
Sold by: Random House
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 928
Sales rank: 889,817
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Melvin I. Urofsky is professor of law and public policy and a professor emeritus of history at Virginia Commonwealth University and was the chair of its history department. He is the editor (with David W. Levy) of the five-volume collection of Louis Brandeis’s letters, as well as the author of American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust and Louis D. Brandeis and the Progressive Tradition. He lives in Gaithersburg, Maryland.


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Louis D. Brandeis: A Life 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Challenging and interesting biography of a fascinating man.