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Parchment, Paper, Pixels: Law and the Technologies of Communication Hardcover – June 15, 2010

ISBN-13: 978-0226803067 ISBN-10: 0226803066

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: University Of Chicago Press (June 15, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226803066
  • ISBN-13: 978-0226803067
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #865,326 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Tiersma’s historical perspective is invaluable, his analysis of the present eye-opening, and his recommendations for the future provocative. No one I know of is in a better position than he to analyze the topics treated in this volume and to explore their implications for the practice of law.”

(Edward Finegan, University of Southern California)

About the Author

Peter M. Tiersma is professor of law at Loyola Law School in California. He is the author of Legal Language and Frisian Reference Grammar and coauthor of Speaking of Crime: The Language of Criminal Justice.

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By D. Stevenson on February 14, 2014
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I recommend this book for every lawyer - very interesting discussion of how the law developed and how the mode of transmission affects the content.
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