Tort Law in America

Tort Law in America : An Intellectual History

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This history of tort law in America looks at how the subject has been conceptualized, pointing out why changes in rules occurred, and who did the changing. White approaches his subject from four perspectives: intellectual history, the sociology of knowledge, the phenomoenon of professionalization in the late 19th and 20th centuries in America, and the recurrent concerns of tort law since it became a discrete field.show more

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  • Paperback | 424 pages
  • 140 x 204 x 28mm | 539.77g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Expanded Edition
  • 0195139658
  • 9780195139655

About G. Edward White

G. Edward White is Professor of Law at the University of Virginia Law School and author of The American Judicial Tradition.show more

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