Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Adventures of a Jazz Age Lawyer

Gary A. Rosen, Adventures of a Jazz Age Lawyer: Nathan Burkan and the Making of American Popular Culture (University of California Press, 2020). 

Gary A. Rosen tells stories of dramatic and uproarious courtroom confrontations, scandalous escapades of the rich and famous, and momentous clashes of powerful political, economic, and cultural forces. Out of these conflicts, the United States emerged as the world's leading exporter of creative energy. Adventures of a Jazz Age Lawyer is an engaging look at the life of Nathan Burkan, a captivating history of entertainment and intellectual property law in the early twentieth century, and a rich source of new discoveries for anyone interested in the spirit of the Jazz Age. 

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