European legal history : sources and institutions

European legal history : sources and institutions

European legal history : sources and institutions

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): O. F. Robinson
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Butterworths, 1994
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

XVI, 368 pages : maps ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, European legal history : sources and institutions is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Butterworths
  • Responsable Person: O.F. Robinson, T.D. Fergus, W.M. Gordon.
  • Publication Date: 1994
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 28 editions
  • First edition Date: 1994
  • Last edition Date: 2010
  • General Notes: Revised edition of: An introduction to European legal history.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJ147
  • Dewey Code: 340.094
  • ISBN: 0406029768 9780406029768
  • OCLC: 34282262

Main Contents

Table of dates. Maps. The background. Feudal law. The glossators. The commentators. Canon law. The law merchant. The Ius commune. The Common Law of England. Feudal Scotland. Humanism and Reformation. Law in Germany. The development of French law. The seventeenth century. The making of Scots law. Enlightenment and codification. Codification in the nineteenth century. New trends in law 1815-1914. The twentieth Century. Appendices. Select bibliography. Index.

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