European Legal History: Sources and Institutions / Edition 3

European Legal History: Sources and Institutions / Edition 3

by O. F. Robinson, W. M. Gordon, William M. Gordon, T. D. Fergus
     
 

This much appreciated work traces the development and absorption of Roman Law into western European systems, the nature and practice of feudalism and customary law, and the growth of the canon law. The focus of the book gravitates naturally towards the heart of Europe, the Italian peninsular, France and Germany, but attention is also paid to the evolution of the

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This much appreciated work traces the development and absorption of Roman Law into western European systems, the nature and practice of feudalism and customary law, and the growth of the canon law. The focus of the book gravitates naturally towards the heart of Europe, the Italian peninsular, France and Germany, but attention is also paid to the evolution of the Scottish and English systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780406913609
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/17/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. The background
2. Feudal Law
3. The Glossators
4. The Commentators
5. Canon Law
6. The Law Merchant
7. The IUS Commune
8. The Common Law of England
9. Feudal Scotland
10. Humanism and Reformation
11. Law in Germany
12. The Development of French Law
13. The Seventeenth Century
14. The Making of Scots Law
15. Enlightenment and Codification
16. Codification in the Nineteenth Century
17. New Trends in Law, 1815-1914
18. The Twentieth Century and on
Appendices
Index

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