"A fine work of scholarship, well researched and cogently argued."
—Journal of the Early Republic
"This thoroughly researched and persuasively argued book makes a significant contribution to state judicial historiography and to our growing appreciation of the regional character of American law in the 19th century. I strongly recommend it."
"For those interested in understanding southern jurisprudence or comprehending the . . . southern political system, Huebner's study merits serious attention."
—Florida Historical Quarterly
"Raises important questions and offers helpful perspectives on the role of sectionalism in American legal history."
—Journal of Southern History
"Huebner . . . offers a sophisticated interpretation of the cultural forces behind the shifts in legal thought in the nineteenth century."
"A useful work, illuminating the lives and careers of six heretofore obscure Southern jurists in a learned and interesting fashion."
"Huebner's fine study . . . marks an important contribution to nineteenth-century historiography."
—Law and History Review
“Huebner's study provides fascinating insights into the nature of . . . the state courts of the nineteenth-century South”
—Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
“This book is a fine contribution to the study of American history and institutions.”
List price: $28.95
View Shopping Cart
List price: $22.95
Check ebook availability