The origins of western law from Athens to the Code Napoleon

The origins of western law from Athens to the Code Napoleon

The origins of western law from Athens to the Code Napoleon

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): John E. Ecklund, Constance Cryer Ecklund
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New Jersey
  • Publication Information: Clark, New Jersey : Talbot Publishing, [2014] ©2014
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
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Short Description

2 volumes (XXXIII, 1035 pages) : ILlustrations ; 26 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The origins of western law from Athens to the Code Napoleon is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Talbot Publishing
  • Responsable Person: John E. Ecklund ; Constance Cryer Ecklund, editor.
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Copyright Date: 2014
  • Location: Clark, New Jersey
  • Country/State: New Jersey
  • Number of Editions: 5 editions
  • First edition Date: 2014
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • General Notes: “Talbot Publishing, an imprint of The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.”–Title page verso.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KJ147
  • Dewey Code: 340.53
  • ISBN: 9781616193713 1616193719 9781616193720 1616193727 9781616193737 1616193735
  • OCLC: 856879294

Main Contents

Preliminary reflections
The democratic justice of Greece
The aristocratic justice of Rome
The fall of the Roman juridical system and the rise of the Roman Catholic Christian church
The Scandinavian impact of Romanized Gaul and England
Local custom
Advocacy's revival of learning
Rapid expansion of the academic context
The new Aristotle meets the new law of Thomas Aquinas
Against the Pope
Humanistic study of Roman law in a time of scientific expansion Petrarch, his successors, Montaigne
Reformation and counter reformation
The new hinge period
The seventeenth century's encounter with natural law
The expansion of secular natural law in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
The second period of secular natural law
Beliefs and institutions in enlightenment, revolution, and empire
The nineteenth century intersection of re-emergence.

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