The Writing of History and the Study of Law

The Writing of History and the Study of Law

by Donald R. Kelley
     
 

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Takes historiography as a starting point to explore adjacent fields of legal, political, and social thought and to confront some of the larger questions of the modern human sciences. Considers early modern history from such perspectives as humanism, Johann Sleidan and the origins of history as a profession, and history and the encyclopedia. Topics of modern history include legal tradition and the French historical school, and the very old Marx. Among the legal aspects examined are civil science in the Renaissance, and men of law and the French Revolution. The 19 essays are reproduced from original publications 1971-95. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780860786399
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/1997
Series:
Variorum Collected Studies Series
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 5.91(h) x 0.94(d)

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