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Author Konig, David Thomas, 1947- author

Title Law and society in Puritan Massachusetts : Essex County, 1629-1692 / by David Thomas Konig
Published Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [1979]
©1979
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 215 pages)
Series Studies in legal history
UNC Press enduring editions
Studies in legal history.
UNC Press enduring editions.
Contents English law and Puritan society : the legal and social foundations of order, 1629/1640 -- Real property litigation : the social and economic backgrounds of legal change -- Outsiders and subgroups : the coordinative functions of the court -- From communalism to litigation : the elevation of law and legal forms -- The court and the community : law in a postrevolutionary Puritan society -- Challenges to the law : the conflict of legal and extra legal methods of social control -- Law, magic, and disorder : the crisis of the Interregnum, 1684-1692 -- Epilogue: A contentious and well-ordered people
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-204) and index
Notes Print version record; online resource viewed September 13, 2016
Subject Law -- Massachusetts -- Essex County -- History.
Puritans -- Massachusetts -- Essex County -- History.
Essex County (Mass.) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 78026685
ISBN 0807863432 (electronic bk.)
9780807863435 (electronic bk.)