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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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Tort Law in America: An Intellectual History 2nd ed

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G. Edward WhiteJohn B. Minor Professor of Law and History, University of Virginia, USA

ISBN13: 9780195139655
ISBN: 0195139658
Published: January 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £27.50



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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.