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Portraits of the English, Volume II: Law and Order

By: Audrey Collins

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999, 2004)

Seller ID: C0001

ISBN: 953646114

Condition: 60 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999, 2004), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, 60 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


"Heads of the People" was published in 1840 as a two-volume set, edited by Douglas Jerrold, who also contributed several chapters. This volume contains extracts from that work. A number of the contributors, including Jerrold, were liberal or radical journalists who went on to write for Punch, which was established in the following year. The aim was to entertain the reader, but the authors also claimed a "moral seriousness of purpose" in portraying the many faces of the English, with their faults as well as their virtues. As well as describing the current state of affairs, the w... View more info

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Genealogical Abstracts of the Laws of Pennsylvania and the Statutes at Large

By: Candy Crocker Livengood

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1990)

Seller ID: L0176

ISBN: 1585491764

Condition: 356 pages, 6x9, (1990), 2001, 6x9, paper, index, 356 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


356 pages, 6x9, (1990), 2001, 6x9, paper, index, 356 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Inheritance in America: From Colonial Times to the Present

By: Carole Shammas, Marylyn Salmon, and Michel Dahlin

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Frontier Press:

Seller ID: InAmer

ISBN: 0932231128

Condition: paper, 320 pages, index, bibliography


This is a highly recommended title for those researching their family history or interested in legal history. View more info

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The History of Michigan Law

By: Edited by Paul Finkelman and Martin J. Hershock

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Ohio University Press / Swallow Press , with the support of the Michigan State Bar Foundation.:

Seller ID: 416618

ISBN: 0821416618

Condition: 320 pages, 6 x 9, cloth, Ohio University Press / Swallow Press , with the support of the Michigan State Bar Foundation.


320 pages, 6 x 9, cloth, Ohio University Press / Swallow Press , with the support of the Michigan State Bar Foundation. View more info

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Georgia Land Surveying History and Law

By: Farris W. Cadle

Price: $80.00

Publisher: University of Georgia Press: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4

Seller ID: 312576

ISBN: 0820312576

Condition: 600 pages, 78 photos, cloth, University of Georgia Press


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Black Laws of Virginia

By: June Purcell Guild

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1936, 1996)

Seller ID: G0019

ISBN: 1888265191

Condition: 260 pages, 6x9, (1936, 1996), 2011, 6x9, paper, index, 260 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A clasic treatment of the laws that affected blacks in Virginia. It illustrates the importance of knowledge of the law in doing historical or genealogical research. "Black Laws of Virginia" was originally published in 1936 this book deals exclusively with the status of the Virginia Negro, bond and free, as tracted through the laws, resolutions and ordinances of the Virginia Assembly beginning with the earliest records and coming down to the present [1936], with the addition of a few pertinent sections from Virginia constitutions.The content of _Black Laws_ is organized chronologically ... View more info

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The History of Ohio Law

By: Michael Les Benedict and John F. Winkler

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Ohio University Press / Swallow Press:

Seller ID: 415468

ISBN: 0821415468

Condition: 952 pages, 6 x 9 1/4, 952 pages • 2-volume boxed set, 6¹/8 × 9¼ in. • Hardcover, 2004, cloth, Ohio University Press / Swallow Press


History of Ohio Law is a complete sourcebook on the origin and development of Ohio law and its relationship to society. A model for work in this field, it is the starting point for any investigation of the subject.In the two-volume The History of Ohio Law, distinguished legal historians, practicing Ohio attorneys, and judges present the history of Ohio law and the interaction between law and society in the state. The first history of Ohio law in nearly seventy years- and the most comprehensive compilation of essays on any state's law- its twenty-two topics range from the history of Ohio's ... View more info

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Frontiers of Freedom: Cincinnati's Black Community 1802--1868

By: Nikki M. Taylor

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Ohio University Press / Swallow Press:

Seller ID: 415808

ISBN: 0821415808

Condition: 328 pages, 6 x 9, illus., Ohio University Press / Swallow Press


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Cops and Bobbies: Police Authority in New York and London, 1830–1870 [Second Edition]

By: Wilbur R. Miller

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Ohio State University Press: 1977, 1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 250130

ISBN: 0-8142-5013-0

Condition: 256 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paperback / softcover, Ohio State University Press


256 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, paperback / softcover, Ohio State University Press View more info

Further Selections from the Judicial Records of Renfrewshire [Scotland]. Illustrative of the Administration of the Laws of the County, and Manners and Conditions of the Inhabitants, in the 17th and 18th Centuries

By: William Hector

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1876)

Seller ID: H1327

ISBN: 0788413279

Condition: 358 pages, 8.5x11, (1876), 1999, 8?x11, paper, original subject index, 358 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


358 pages, 8.5x11, (1876), 1999, 8?x11, paper, original subject index, 358 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info