Law and Urban Growth
Book Description:

This in-depth study of civil trial courts in any American city during the nineteenth century. Examining cases brought before the Boston civil courts between 1880 and 1900, Robert Silverman shows how the business of these tribunals mirrors social and economic changes within the urban community and how these changes made the 1890s a turning point in the function of law.

Originally published in 1981.

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eISBN: 978-1-4008-5693-0
Subjects: Law, Political Science