Law and Letters in American Culture

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Law and Letters in American Culture - Ferguson, Robert A

The role of religion in early American literature has been endlessly studied; the role of the law has been virtually ignored. Robert A. Ferguson's book seeks to correct this imbalance. With the Revolution, Ferguson demonstrates, the lawyer replaced the clergyman as the dominant intellectual force in the new nation. Lawyers wrote the first ...

Law and Letters in American Culture 1987, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674514669

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