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Law's Box: Law, Jurisprudence And The Information Ecosphere, Paul D. Callister Feb 2005

Law's Box: Law, Jurisprudence And The Information Ecosphere, Paul D. Callister

Paul D. Callister

For so long as it has been important to know “what the law is,” the practice of law has been an information profession. Nonetheless, just how the information ecosphere affects legal discourse and thinking has never been systematically studied. Legal scholars study how law attempts to regulate information flow, but they say little about how information limits, shapes, and provides a medium for law to operate.

Part I of the paper introduces a holistic approach to “medium theory”—the idea that methods of communication influence social development and ideology—and applies the theory to the development of legal thinking and ...


Luxury In The Wilderness, Yellowstone's Grand Canyon Hotel, 1911-1960, Tamsen Hert Dec 2004

Luxury In The Wilderness, Yellowstone's Grand Canyon Hotel, 1911-1960, Tamsen Hert

Tamsen Hert

No abstract provided.


Oliver Optic 1822-1897, Children's Author, Dale Freeman Dec 2003

Oliver Optic 1822-1897, Children's Author, Dale Freeman

Dale H. Freeman

No abstract provided.


Further Additions To The Bibliography Of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), Charles H. Smith Dec 2003

Further Additions To The Bibliography Of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), Charles H. Smith

Charles Kay Smith

No abstract provided.


Further Additions To The Bibliography Of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), Charles H. Smith Dec 2003

Further Additions To The Bibliography Of Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913), Charles H. Smith

Charles H. Smith

No abstract provided.


The Battle For Shared Governance: The Birth Of The Northern Michigan University Chapter Of The American Association Of University Professors, 1967-1976, Marcus Robyns Dec 2001

The Battle For Shared Governance: The Birth Of The Northern Michigan University Chapter Of The American Association Of University Professors, 1967-1976, Marcus Robyns

Marcus C. Robyns CA

This article reviews the history of the formation of the NMU-AAUP and argues that collective bargaining brought real and effective shared governance to Northern Michigan University.


The Archivist As Educator, Marcus Robyns Dec 2000

The Archivist As Educator, Marcus Robyns

Marcus C. Robyns CA

No abstract provided.


A Changing Bridge For Changing Times: The History Of The West Boston Bridge, 1793-1907, Dale H. Freeman May 2000

A Changing Bridge For Changing Times: The History Of The West Boston Bridge, 1793-1907, Dale H. Freeman

Dale H. Freeman

Master of Arts Thesis, June 2000: This thesis examines the construction in 1793 of the West Boston Bridge, the first bridge to span the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge, and its successors at the same location in 1854 and then 1907 (the Longfellow Bridge). It is a study of the impact of these bridges on the commercial development and urban settlement patterns of both Cambridge and Boston, and it sets the construction of each bridge in the historical context of the period in which each was built. The thesis utilizes a variety of primary sources drawn from the Cambridge ...


Preservation Of The Records Of The Massachusetts Bay Company, Dale H. Freeman May 1998

Preservation Of The Records Of The Massachusetts Bay Company, Dale H. Freeman

Dale H. Freeman

A paper that dually examines the painstaking work done by Boston Historian Nathaniel Shurtleff in 1853, to preserve the records of the Massachusetts Bay Colony; and the methods of record keeping within the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1630 and after.


"Becoming Southern: The Jews Of Savannah, Georgia, 1830-70, Mark I. Greenberg Feb 1998

"Becoming Southern: The Jews Of Savannah, Georgia, 1830-70, Mark I. Greenberg

Mark I. Greenberg

No abstract provided.


"Melancholy Catastrophe!" The Story Of Jason Fairbanks And Elizabeth Fales, Dale Freeman Dec 1997

"Melancholy Catastrophe!" The Story Of Jason Fairbanks And Elizabeth Fales, Dale Freeman

Dale H. Freeman

The twisting and turning story of a brutal murder in Dedham, MA in September of 1801.


"Savannah's Jewish Women And The Shaping Of Ethnic And Gender Identity, 1830-1900", Mark I. Greenberg Dec 1997

"Savannah's Jewish Women And The Shaping Of Ethnic And Gender Identity, 1830-1900", Mark I. Greenberg

Mark I. Greenberg

No abstract provided.


The Crispus Attucks Monument Dedication, Dale Freeman Dec 1996

The Crispus Attucks Monument Dedication, Dale Freeman

Dale H. Freeman

The story of the Crispus Attucks Monument on the Boston Common, dedicated in November, 1888.


Tampa Mayor Herman Glogowski: Jewish Leadership In Gilded Age Florida, Mark I. Greenberg Dec 1996

Tampa Mayor Herman Glogowski: Jewish Leadership In Gilded Age Florida, Mark I. Greenberg

Mark I. Greenberg

No abstract provided.


"Ambivalent Relations: Acceptance And Anti-Semitism In Confederate Thomasville", Mark I. Greenberg Dec 1992

"Ambivalent Relations: Acceptance And Anti-Semitism In Confederate Thomasville", Mark I. Greenberg

Mark I. Greenberg

No abstract provided.