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

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

Label
The face that launched a thousand lawsuits : the American women who forged a right to privacy
Title
The face that launched a thousand lawsuits
Title remainder
the American women who forged a right to privacy
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Lake
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lake, Jessica
Index
index present
LC call number
KF1263.M43
LC item number
L35 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Yale Law Library series in legal history and reference
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Privacy, Right of
  • Portraits
  • Advertising laws
  • Mass media and women
  • Mass media
  • Advertising laws
  • Mass media and women
  • Mass media
  • Portraits
  • Privacy, Right of
  • United States
Label
The face that launched a thousand lawsuits : the American women who forged a right to privacy, Jessica Lake
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously issued as author's doctoral dissertation, University of Melbourne
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Setting the scene : proliferating pictures and the advent of photography and cinema
  • "Has a beautiful girl the right to her own face?" : privacy, propriety, and property
  • Medical men and peeping toms : spectacles of monstrosity and the camera's corporeal violations
  • Privacy, the celluloid city, and the cinematic eye
  • Privacy for profit and a right of publicity
  • Hollywood heroes and shameful hookers : privacy moves West
Control code
958861454
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780300214222
Lccn
2016939462
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)958861454
Label
The face that launched a thousand lawsuits : the American women who forged a right to privacy, Jessica Lake
Publication
Copyright
Note
Previously issued as author's doctoral dissertation, University of Melbourne
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-293) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Setting the scene : proliferating pictures and the advent of photography and cinema
  • "Has a beautiful girl the right to her own face?" : privacy, propriety, and property
  • Medical men and peeping toms : spectacles of monstrosity and the camera's corporeal violations
  • Privacy, the celluloid city, and the cinematic eye
  • Privacy for profit and a right of publicity
  • Hollywood heroes and shameful hookers : privacy moves West
Control code
958861454
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiii, 306 pages
Isbn
9780300214222
Lccn
2016939462
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)958861454

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