W. Wesley Pue (1954-2019): A Personal Appreciation

Newsletter of the Research Committee of the Sociology of Law (2019)

7 Pages Posted: 17 Sep 2019

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David Sugarman

Lancaster University - Law School

Date Written: September 4, 2019


A personal appreciation of Wes Pue (1954-2019), a leading light of Canadian legal history, who is best known for his richly detailed, ground-breaking research which unravelled the ways in which lawyers and legal education shaped culture, cultural authority, identity, politics and the British empire in England and its Empire from the late eighteenth to the early twentieth century.

Keywords: legal history, legal profession, legal education, law and society, socio-legal studies, law and culture, law and empire, law and the British Empire, Canada, cultural studies, cultural history, colonialism, law and humanities, comparative legal history

Suggested Citation

Sugarman, David, W. Wesley Pue (1954-2019): A Personal Appreciation (September 4, 2019). Newsletter of the Research Committee of the Sociology of Law (2019), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3449766 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3449766

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