The Development of Law on the Rocky Mountain Frontier: Civil Law and Society, 1850-1912

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This book is clearly one of the five best works ever written on the legal history of the American West. It represents the definitive study of nineteenth-century legal contract, water, labor, and corporations law in the Rocky Mountain region broadly defined. It is a monograph that belongs in every college library and on the shelf of scholars of the West and of the law." The Journal of American History

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