Maitland: State, Trust and Corporation

Maitland: State, Trust and Corporation

by F. W. Maitland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521820103

ISBN-13: 9780521820103

Pub. Date: 12/08/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Representing perhaps the most celebrated English historian since Gibbon, this collection of a series of F.W. Maitland's (1850-1906) later essays is designed to bring his thought to the attention of political theorists and political scientists, as well as historians. The essays are about the historical origins of the state, and many of their themes—the limits

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Representing perhaps the most celebrated English historian since Gibbon, this collection of a series of F.W. Maitland's (1850-1906) later essays is designed to bring his thought to the attention of political theorists and political scientists, as well as historians. The essays are about the historical origins of the state, and many of their themes—the limits of state power, the interrelationship between states and corporations—are of continuing relevance today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521820103
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/08/2003
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Series
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' introduction; Note on the text; Bibliographical notes; Biographical notes; Glossary of technical terms; Preface; The essays: 1. The corporation sole; 2. The Crown as corporation; 3. The unincorporate body; 4. Moral personality and legal personality; 5. Trust and corporation; Index.

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