Baker and Milsom's Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750 / Edition 2

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Overview

Baker and Milsom's Sources of English Legal History is the definitive source book on the development of English private law. This new edition has been comprehensively revised and udpated to incorporate new sources discovered since the original publication in 1986, and to reflect developments in recent scholarship.

All the sources included are translated into modern English, offering an accessible inroad to the leading primary materials for students of the history of the common law.

The sources themselves - revealing the operation of courts across a wide range of personal and economic disputes - offer a rich resource for historians researching the development of the English government, society, and economy. Their significance in shaping the common law spans beyond England, and ensures the collection is an essential reference point for all those interested in the history of the common law in any jurisdiction.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199546800
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/8/2010
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 830
  • Sales rank: 586,890
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Professor Sir John Baker is the Downing Professor of the Laws of England and Fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge. Knighted for his services to legal history in 2003, he has published widely on the subject, including An Introduction to Legal History (4th edition, OUP, 2002), The Oxford History of the Laws of England Volume VI (OUP, 2003) and The Law's Two Bodies (OUP, 2001).

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Table of Contents

Preface to the second edition Preface to the first edition
1. Tenure: services and incidents
2. Actions concerning land
3. Family interests and settlements at common law
4. Uses, wills, and trusts
5. Executory interests under the Statute of Uses
6. The term of years
7. Copyhold
8. Debt
9. Detinue
10. Covenant
11. Account
12. Trespass
13. Trespass on the case
14. Assumpsit for misfeasance
15. Assumpsit for nonfeasance
16. Assumpsit in lieu of debt
17. Assumpsit against executors for money
18. Various developments of the money counts
19. Consideration and privity
20. Actions on the case for deceit
21. Actions on the case for conversion
22. Actions on the case for negligence
23. Actions on the case for nuisance
24. Actions on the case for various kinds of economic loss
25. Actions on the case for defamation Index

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