The Oxford Companion to American Law

Author: Kermit L. Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195088786
Release Date: 2002-05-02
Genre: History

The comprehensive reference guide to American law features entries written by more than three hundred experts on everything from the Salem witchcraft trials to wiretapping.

The Oxford companion to American law

Author: Kermit Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: UOM:49015002894005
Release Date: 2002-05-02
Genre: History

The comprehensive reference guide to American law features entries written by more than three hundred experts on everything from the Salem witchcraft trials to wiretapping.

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

Author: Kermit L. Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195176612
Release Date: 2005-05-19
Genre: Law

The second edition of this authoritative guide on the impact of the Supreme Court's decisions on American society includes updated entries on key cases over the past thirteen years, as well as a fully revised treatment of areas of constitutional law.

The Oxford companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

Author: Kermit Hall
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: UOM:39015062867612
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

The second edition of this authoritative guide on the impact of the Supreme Court's decisions on American society includes updated entries on key cases over the past thirteen years, as well as a fully revised treatment of areas of constitutional law.

The Oxford Companion to United States History

Author: Paul S. Boyer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195082098
Release Date: 2001-07-04
Genre: History

Provides more than 1400 entries covering the social, cultural, intellectual, artistic, and religious trends of the United States over the past three hundred years.

The New Oxford Companion to Law

Author: Peter Cane
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: STANFORD:36105134428239
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

For any reader needing a concise explanation of a subject in law The New Oxford Companion to Law is the ideal reference work. Providing greater depth than legal dictionaries but always accessible to the non-expert, entries in the Companion cover all areas of law and legal systems and are extensively cross-referenced for ease of navigation.

The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

Author: Joel Krieger
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195117394
Release Date: 2001-08-02
Genre: Political Science

A one-volume, A-Z encyclopaedia designed as a comprehensive resource for understanding the complex terrain of world affairs.

The Oxford companion to law

Author: David M. Walker
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: UOM:49015002886746
Release Date: 1980
Genre: Law

Legal terms are defined, concepts and principles explained, and notable judges and jurists portrayed from the origins of the Western legal tradition in ancient Greece and Rome to the present

Twelve Years a Slave

Author: Solomon Northup
Publisher: Piper Verlag
ISBN: 9783492967082
Release Date: 2014-02-17
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Solomon Northup war ein freier Bürger, bis er von Sklavenhändlern verschleppt und an einen Plantagenbesitzer verkauft wurde. Dort lebte er zwölf Jahre als Sklave, bis er schließlich – als einer der wenigen – seine Freiheit zurückerlangen und zu seiner Familie zurückkehren konnte. Die gleichnamige Verfilmung seiner Memoiren von Regisseur Steve McQueen hat bei der Verleihung der Golden Globes den Hauptpreis als bestes Filmdrama gewonnen.

The Oxford Companion to Black British History

Author: David Dabydeen
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199238944
Release Date: 2008
Genre: History

The Oxford Companion to Black British History is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand the long and fascinating history of black people in the British Isles, from African auxiliaries stationed on Hadrian's Wall in the 2nd century AD, through John Edmonstone, who taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Mary Seacole, the 'Black Florence Nightingale', and Walter Tull, footballer and First World War officer, to the 'Windrush Generation' and our own day. Extended entries for key concepts, such as Emancipation and Reparations. It is a timely book: the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority highlighted in their annual report of December 2005 the need to give more attention to the wider teaching of black history. OCBBH brings together a unique collection of articles which provides an overview of the black presence in Britain, and the rich and diverse contribution made to British society.

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

Author: James D. Hart
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195047714
Release Date: 1986
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines

Gathers brief profiles of important American authors, plot summaries of influential novels and stories, and descriptions of movements, journals, and prizes