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Sisters In Law

Women Lawyers in Modern American History

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$47.00 • £37.95 • €42.50

ISBN 9780674006942

Publication Date: 10/30/2001


352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 halftones, 1 line illustration, 22 tables


  • List of Illustrations
  • List of Tables
  • Introduction
  • 1. “A Sphere with an Infinite and Indeterminable Radius”
  • 2. “I Was the Only Woman in a Large School of Men”
  • 3. “Sweeter Manners, Purer Laws”
  • 4. “I Think I Haven’t Neglected My Husband”
  • 5. “Some of Our Best Students Have Been Women”
  • 6. “Primarily for Women”
  • 7. “Woman’s Position in the Profession”
  • 8. “The Golden Age of Opportunity for Women”
  • 9. “Girl Lawyer Has Small Chance for Success”
  • Appendix 1: Tables
  • Appendix 2: Sources and Methods
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Index

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