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Author Ross, Michael A. (Michael Anthony)

Title Justice of shattered dreams : Samuel Freeman Miller and the Supreme Court during the Civil War era / Michael A. Ross.

Published Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  347.7326 MILL/ ROSS MF29    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 323 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
Series Conflicting worlds.
Conflicting worlds.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-304) and index.
Contents The Athens of the Kentucky highlands -- Keokuk rising -- The panic of 1857 -- Lincoln appoints a justice -- The consequences attendant upon treason -- Men incapable of forgiving or learning -- A new class that produces nothing -- The Slaughter-House cases -- Shattered dreams -- Danger from above and below.
Summary A U.S. Supreme Court Justice's journey through war, Reconstruction, and the lost promises of nineteenth-century capitalism.
Subject Miller, Samuel Freeman, 1816-1890.
United States. Supreme Court -- Biography.
Judges -- United States -- Biography.
Law -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0807128686 (cloth : alk. paper)