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Ancient Law

Ancient Law

by Henry James Sumner Maine
     
 

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In this reprint of the 1866 edition, legal historian Maine examines the evolution of the law, from the ancient to the modern world. His focus is on the gradual change from status-based societies, in which individuals were bound to traditional groups, to modern contract- based societies, in which autonomous individuals are free to make contracts and form associations

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In this reprint of the 1866 edition, legal historian Maine examines the evolution of the law, from the ancient to the modern world. His focus is on the gradual change from status-based societies, in which individuals were bound to traditional groups, to modern contract- based societies, in which autonomous individuals are free to make contracts and form associations with whomever they choose. The volume contains a new introduction by Dante J. Scala (politics, Saint Anselm College).

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781162653075
Publisher:
Kessinger Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.41(d)

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