United States Law Review Volume 52

United States Law Review Volume 52

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...the way. We have seldom read an essay so philosophically and learnedly written and one which at the same time is extremely interesting as well as constructive. Mention is made of practically all our general classes oi' legislation during the last century, and in every instance we are treated with a learned historical review of the subject under consideration. Hxsronr or Lasos IN THE UNITED STATES. By John R. Commons, David J. Saposa, Helen L. Sumner, E. B. Mittelman, H. E. Hoagland, John B. Andrews, and Selig Perlman. Two volumes. Published by The MacMillan Co. New York, 1918. Cloth. Price, $6.50. While this work is not in any sense a law book, it is a treatment from an historical point of view of a subject which cannot fail to be 01.' interest to lawyers as well as others. This work is the outgrowth of many years oi' research and study on the part of some oi.' the more distinguished economists of this country. Chief of these is John R. Commons, Professor of Political Economy in the University of Wisconsin and President of the American Economic Association. Professor Commons has edited the volume, and is the author of several of the contributions. Henry W. Farnam has contributed an introduction. The work may be described as a complete and authentic history of labor in this country, based on original sources. It includes a description of the economic political and social condition, and the economic and political philosophies which have arisen on American soil, or been imported or modified. A large part of the history reveals movements and organizations hitherto unknown or forgotten in histories of American labor. some of them of great importance in the general economic or political history of the country. and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 340 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 608g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236820371
  • 9781236820372