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Law and Order in Buffalo Bill's Country

Legal Culture and Community on the Great Plains, 1867-1910. Law in the American West

Law and Order in Buffalo Bill's Country( )
Author: Ellis, Mark R.
Series title:Law in the American West Ser.
ISBN:978-1-281-09220-5
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:University of Nebraska Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $45.00
Book Description:

Law and Order in Buffalo Bill s Country is a case study of law and legal culture in Lincoln County, Nebraska, during the nineteenth century. Mark R. Ellis argues that nascent nineteenth-century Great Plains communities shared an understanding of the law that allowed for the immediate implementation of legal institutions such as courts, jails, and law enforcement. A common legal culture, imported from New England and the Midwest, influenced frontier communities to uphold traditions of...
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Pages:262



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