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Snakes in Ireland: A Conversation with Willard Hurst

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 October 2011


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1. Hurst, J. Willard, Law and the Conditions of Freedom in the Nineteenth-Century United States (Madison, 1956).Google Scholar

2. Beveridge, Albert J., Life of John Marshall, 4 vols. (New York, 19161919).Google Scholar

3. Beard, Charles A. and Beard, Mary R., Rise of American Civilization, 4 vols. (New York, 19271942).Google Scholar

4. Garrison, Lloyd and Hurst, Willard, Law in Society (Madison, 1941).Google Scholar

5. Home Building and Loan Association v. Blaisdell, 290 U.S. 398 (1934).

6. Frankfurter, Felix, The Commerce Clause under Marshall, Taney and Waite (Chapel Hill, 1937).Google Scholar

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8. Spengler, Oswald, The Decline of the West, 2 vols. (New York, 19261928).Google Scholar

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10. See, in particular, Hurst, James Willard, Dealing with Statutes (New York, 1982).Google Scholar

11. The result, of course, opus, was Hurst's magnum, Law and Economic Growth (New York, 1964).Google Scholar

12. See Leopold, Aldo, A Sand Country Almanac (New York, 1949).Google Scholar

13. Hurst, James Willard, The Growth of American Law: The Law Makers (New York, 1950).Google Scholar

14. See, in particular, Llewelyn, Karl, Jurisprudence (Chicago, 1962), particularly 231396.Google Scholar

15. See, for example, Llewelyn, Karl, “On Warranty of Quality, and Society,” Columbia Law Review 36 (1936): 37CrossRefGoogle Scholar; ibid., 37 (1937): 341; idem, “Through Title to Contract and a Bit Beyond,” NYU Law Quarterly 15 (1938): 159; idem, “Across Sales on Horseback,” Harvard Law Review 52 (1939): 725; idem, “What Price Contract,” Yale Law Journal 40 (1931): 704.

16. Friedman, Lawrence M., Contract Law in America: A Social and Economic Case Study (Madison, 1965).Google Scholar

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19. See Hurst, Law and the Conditions of Freedom, chap. 1.

20. See Hurst, James Willard, Law and Social Process in U.S. History (New York, 1960).Google Scholar