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Law, Governance, and Justice: New Views on Medieval Constitutionalism
     

Law, Governance, and Justice: New Views on Medieval Constitutionalism

by Brill
 

How law is made, how governance works, and the response of the governed remain crucial modern questions whose roots in many parts of the world reach deep into the past of medieval England. Scholars have long discussed these issues and new perspectives regularly emerge. This volume brings together contemporary views from leaders in the field and from younger

Overview

How law is made, how governance works, and the response of the governed remain crucial modern questions whose roots in many parts of the world reach deep into the past of medieval England. Scholars have long discussed these issues and new perspectives regularly emerge. This volume brings together contemporary views from leaders in the field and from younger scholars, both historians and literary critics. Classic themes and incidents are creatively revisited and new avenues of approach are suggested.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004235908
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/15/2013
Series:
Medieval Law and Its Practice , #14
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Richard W. Kaeuper, Ph.D. (1967), Princeton University, is Professor of History at the University of Rochester. He has published monographs, articles and book reviews on Western Europe between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries and more specifically focus on both sides of the Channel, including War, Justice and Public Order (1988), Chivalry and Violence (1999), A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry (2005) and Holy Warriors: The Religious Ideology of Chivalry (2009).

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