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Barred from the Bar: A History of Women and the Legal Profession

By: Garza, Hedda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Franklin Watts: (c.1996)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17196

ISBN: 0-531-11204-7

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dj


[brand-new book, tight, clean and flawless except for some extremely light surface wear to the jacket]. Women Then -- Women Now Series (B&W photographs) "The phenomenon of women lawyers is as recent as the women's rights movement that began in the late 1960s, but the struggle of women to obtain equality before the bar is as old as the United States. Beginning with Abigail Adams, wife of President John Adams, the history of women and the law is recounted with narrative richness in this book. Women's efforts to gain a foothold in the law are considered in the context of the movements of t... View more info