Derived from two essential reference collections for historical and more contemporary legal studies - the Nineteenth Century and Twentieth Century Legal Treatises microfilm collections, published by Gale imprint Primary Source Microfilm - The Making of Modern Law features a fully searchable database of approximately 10-million pages and from more than 22,000 works. It provides researchers with a logical, interdisciplinary approach to the study of modern law and allows a vast segment of the literature of law to be quickly searched via keyword access by any faculty member or student anywhere, any time!
The contents of The Making of Modern Law have been categorized into 99 separate areas, allowing students and scholars to search by specific keywords or phrases, full text, author, title, date, subject, source library and more. The Making of Modern Law also includes advanced page navigation options - allowing users to search by entering a page number, a printed page number or by using a list on the side of the screen to navigate between pages with matches for the search term. From the results list, the user then has the ability to link directly to more detailed records.
The Making of Modern Law covers nearly every aspect of American and British law and encompasses a range of analytical, theoretical and practical literature for research in United States and British legal history. Not only does this unique collection provide the resources necessary to trace the evolution of historical and contemporary legal study in the U.S. and Britain during these periods of monumental changes, but it also supports and complements the traditional study of law by featuring valuable literature from the most influential writers and key legal thinkers of the time. The collection is of interest to scholars and researchers alike.
"Overall LEGAL TREATIESES is a great resource, especially for legal historians, research faculty, and research librarians who want to provide students and researchers with access to rare materials in an easily searchable and navigable digital format. SUMMING UP: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates and above; general audience."
-- R.I Saltz, Florida Coastal School of Law