Communities and Courts in Britain Since 1450

Communities and Courts in Britain Since 1450

by Christopher Brooks, Michael Lobban
     
 

The essays in Communities and Courts in Britain, 1150-1900 all reflect the wider concept of legal history - how legal processes fitted into the social and political life of the community and how courts and other legal processes were used by contemporaries. In doing so they aim both to justify the study of legal history in its own right and to show how legal

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The essays in Communities and Courts in Britain, 1150-1900 all reflect the wider concept of legal history - how legal processes fitted into the social and political life of the community and how courts and other legal processes were used by contemporaries. In doing so they aim both to justify the study of legal history in its own right and to show how legal records, including those of a variety of central and local courts, can be used to further our understanding of a wide range of social, commercial, popular and political history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781852851514
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
11/22/2003
Series:
British Legal History Conference Series
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.68(d)

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