The Legal and Historical Foundations of Modern American Capitalism

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Law, legal processes, and legal institutions have long played a pivotal role in American political and economic development. One of the fundamental aims of this lecture is to show how the law – broadly conceived – has affected, and been affected by, the emergence of a market economy in the United States from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.


Capitalism Constitutional and Legal

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