An Historical Introduction to Private Law

An Historical Introduction to Private Law

by R. C. van Caenegem, R. C. Caenegem
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521405149

ISBN-13: 9780521405140

Pub. Date: 04/28/1992

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

One of the world's foremost legal historians attempts to explain how the private law of the Western world as we know it today evolved chronologically from the Germanic invasion in the early Middle Ages to the present day.

Overview

One of the world's foremost legal historians attempts to explain how the private law of the Western world as we know it today evolved chronologically from the Germanic invasion in the early Middle Ages to the present day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521405140
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1992
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

1. The origins of contemporary private law 1789–1807; 2. Antecedents: the early Middle Ages c. 500–c.1100; 3. Europe and Romano-Germanic law c. 1100–c. 1750; 4. Enlightenment, natural law and the modern Codes: from the mid-eighteenth to the early-nineteenth century; 5. The nineteenth century: the interpretation of the Code and the struggle for law; 6. Statute, case law and scholarship; 7. Factors; General bibliography.

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