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The face that launched a thousand lawsuits : the American women who forged a right to privacy / Jessica Lake.

Author:
Lake, Jessica [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2016]
  • ©2016
Description:
xiii, 306 pages ; 22 cm.
Series:
Yale Law Library series in legal history and reference. [More in this series]
Summary note:
"In this book I offer a new history of the evolution of privacy law in the United States that places the legal activism of individual women front and center, women such as the feisty Abigail Roberson, Coney Island high diver Mabel Colyer, the private detective Grace Humiston, Kansas housewife Stella Kunz, Broadway star Gladys Loftus, African American dancer Pauline Myers, and California society matron Gabrielle Melvin"--Page 2.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-293) and index.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780300214222
  • 0300214227
LCCN:
2016939462
OCLC:
958861454
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