Images and Cultures of Law in Early Modern England: Justice and Political Power, 1558-1660

Images and Cultures of Law in Early Modern England: Justice and Political Power, 1558-1660

by Paul Raffield
     
 

An interesting interpretation of the arcane world of the early modern legal community.See more details below

Overview

An interesting interpretation of the arcane world of the early modern legal community.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521827393
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History Series
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Eating, learning and revering the law: oral traditions and the religious inheritance; 2. Architecture and heraldry: bodies of law, myth and honour; 3. Revels, feasting and role-playing: dreamland, drunkenness and the Utopian state; 4. The theatre of law: dramatic symbols of crown, common law and the Ancient Constitution; 5. Reformation, regulation and the image: the English state and the subject of law; 6. Common lawyers, fundamental law and the idolatrous mask of Charles I; 7. Interregnum: lex, ius and de facto government; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index.

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