SUNDAY LAW IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
- AMERICANIZATION OF THE COMMON LAW: THE INTELLECTUAL MIGRATION MEETS THE GREAT MIGRATION. KONIG, DAVID THOMAS // Chicago-Kent Law Review;2014, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p917
Americanization of the Common Law, the first of many significant monographs that William E. Nelson has produced in his career, redirected the writing of American legal history by demonstrating the explanatory power of using a comprehensive archival database to pose, test, and advance hypotheses...
- The US 200 years ago & today. // Scholastic Update;9/4/87, Vol. 120 Issue 1, p5
A statistical look at life in 1787 and life now. Also when each state joined the Union.
- The 60s & today's vision of America. // Christian Century;5/29/85, Vol. 102 Issue 17, p558
The turbulent 60s constituted a decade of discord, protest and violence. To Martin Luther King Jr., the war in Vietnam, like racism at home, was symptomatic of America's denial of its true self. To move beyond our current radical self deception would require in King's words, `a maturity that...
- Pilgrims' progress. Nash, George H. // Policy Review;Fall91, Issue 58, p50
Focuses on the tradition of conservative reform of the United States. Recollection of historic aspects of American character; Symbolism of Great Seal of the United States; American impulse for improvement; Interest in technology and gadgetry; Blessings of liberty.
- Those weren't the days. Garvey, J. // Commonweal;6/16/89, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p363
Reflects on the writer's less-than-ideal experience of the sixties. Naive responses; Class and the system; Anger and paranoia.
- A lost civilization. Harrigan, Anthony // Modern Age;Sep92, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p3
Contends Americans born in the early decades of this century essentially came from a lost civilization. Changes in American mores almost beyond recognition; Near collapse of moral values, institutions and mores since the military disaster of December 7, 1941; Acceleration of social and cultural...
- A cop comes home. Rogers, R. // Yankee;Jun89, Vol. 53 Issue 6, p52
Recounts a man's trip to his old neighborhood in Brookline, where he lived as a boy in the 1940s and '50s.
- Changes in America from 1915 to 1985. Merline, J. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Apr87, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p38
Americans over 70 years old have seen dramatic changes during their lifetimes. A recent report by the US Bureau of the Census and the Conference Board details these changes that occurred between 1915 to 1985.
- America the beautiful Europe. Greer, Herb // World Affairs;Fall96, Vol. 159 Issue 2, p85
Discusses the European aspects of the United States throughout the nation's history. Split personality of the nation as seen in isolationist tendencies combined with a sense of responsibility to help the rest of the world; European nature of the American culture; American political system as a...