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Justice of Shattered Dreams: Samuel Freeman Miller and the Supreme Court during the Civil War Era (Conlficting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) Paperback – 1 Nov 2003

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  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: Louisiana State University Press (1 Nov. 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0807129240
  • ISBN-13: 978-0807129241
  • Product Dimensions: 14.9 x 2.6 x 23.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,927,974 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"This splendid biography of an eminent Supreme Court Justice humanizes its subject and provides a lucid analysis of the political and economic context as well as juridical reasoning of the Supreme Court rulings during the Civil War and Reconstruction....This book will greatly enhance our understanding of the era."

About the Author

Michael A. Ross was previously a corporate attorney and is now an associate professor of history at the University of Maryland. He is the author of several award-winning articles on Samuel Miller's Supreme Court career.

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