The common legal past of Europe, 1000-1800

The common legal past of Europe, 1000-1800

The common legal past of Europe, 1000-1800

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Manlio Bellomo
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): District of Columbia
  • Publication Information: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©1995
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Europa del diritto comune.
  • Series title: Studies in medieval and early modern canon law, v. 4.
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Short Description

XIX, 252 pages ; 23 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The common legal past of Europe, 1000-1800 is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Catholic University of America Press
  • Responsable Person: Manlio Bellomo ; translated by Lydia G. Cochrane.
  • Publication Date: 1995
  • Copyright Date: 1995
  • Location: Washington, D.C.
  • Country/State: District of Columbia
  • Number of Editions: 42 editions
  • First edition Date: 1988
  • Last edition Date: 2005
  • Languages: English, German, Italian, French
  • Library of Congress Code: KJ147
  • Dewey Code: 349.4
  • ISBN: 0813208130 9780813208138 0813208149 9780813208145
  • OCLC: 30518549

Summary Note

This is a broad history of the western European legal tradition. The author examines the common law of Europe, the “ius commune”, and its influence on the “ius propria”, the laws of everyday life. He argues that as Europe's economic borders crumble, it is time for a new common law.

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