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Rabban's Law's History

4 Pages Posted: 14 Mar 2013 Last revised: 1 May 2013

Herbert J. Hovenkamp

Univ. of Pennsylvania Law and Wharton Business

Date Written: March 13, 2013


This is a brief review of David Rabban's new book: Law's History: American Legal Thought and the Transatlantic Turn to History (Cambridge, 2013).

Keywords: legal history, American history, British history, Holmes, historicism

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Hovenkamp, Herbert J., Rabban's Law's History (March 13, 2013). U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-19. Available at SSRN: or

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