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And the lynch mob rom Huckleberry Finn and several bits A Gun for Sale from The Mysterious Stranger s various draftsMost of the book with the above exceptions is very uneven in uality and certainly not the author s best work An angry Mark Twain is aascinating Mark Twain A Pen Warmed Up in Hell Mark Twain in Protest reveals Twain s views on society and his Archetype (Archetype, fellow man He claws away the veneer of the World and reveals the rotted interior Twain is a master of words and uses them masterfully to express his anger and sadnessor humanity. Court Justices John Marshall and Oliver Wendell Holmes and to the legal profession in the United States todayImagining the Law is authoritatively based on the extensive amount of recent research and writing in the ield of legal history and on Professor Cantor's reading of thousands of court cases It is the irst book to examine legal history in a cultural and sociological context and thus illuminates one of our most important institutions in a whole new way.
To me about this was that you could take what he says about war and put it in the New York Times two years ago and it would be completely relevant It really illustrates the adage the things change the they stay the same Cool Read Topics are Timely and CurrentKinda sad and A Gun for Sale funny at the same time but that s how we roll A relatively brief compilation of bits and pieces culledrom mostly later writings Some of the selections are things Clemens didn t want published while he was aliveThe best are The War Prayer Col Sherburn. That many of the current debates about the jury trial the adversarial model and other parts of our legal system stem People of the Book from this history He highlights the minds and personalities of prominent judicial leadersrom Cicero and Justinian in the ancient world through Glanville and Bracton in the Middle Ages to Coke Blackstone and Bentham in later centuries A concluding chapter relates the social and cultural history of common law to the American system of Supreme.
Twain s opposition to war and imperialism is placed alongside his dark view of humanity It s been several years since I ve read anything by Twain and I d Encore, Grace! forgotten what a captivating writer he is Once you start reading it s difficult to not be sucked in to what he is saying Twain was no wallflower He had opinions and he wasn t afraid to let you know them Most of his commentary here is centered on US actions in the Philippines during the Spanish American war and on religion and the human condition The most amazing thing. At a time when the role of the legal profession the jury system and other key aspects of American law are under much dispute Imagining the Law provides a historical perspective on these critical public issues Historian Norman Cantor explains how and why common law developed out of Roman law in response to the needs and assumptions of English society and culturerom 1000 to 1780 and how it became the basis of the American legal system Professor Cantor shows.
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