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The Republic of Choice: Law, Authority and Culture

By: Friedman, Lawrence M

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachussetts, Cambridge, MA / London, England: Harvard University Press, 1990, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 148085

ISBN: 0674762606

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ dustjacket, 248 pages, ---"In this imaginative exploration of modern legal culture, Lawrence Friedman addresses how the contemporary idea of individual rights has altered the legal systems and authority structures of Western societies. Every aspect of law, he argues--from civil rights to personal-injury litigation to divorce law--has been profoundly reshaped, reflecting the power of this concept. ---The new individualism is quite different from that of the nineteenth century, which stressed self-control, discipline, and ... View more info