A History of Law in Europe: From the Early Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century

A History of Law in Europe: From the Early Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century


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ISBN-13: 9781316632307
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/16/2018
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 822
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.61(d)

About the Author

Antonio Padoa-Schioppa is Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the Law School at Universit... degli Studi di Milano.

Table of Contents

Part I. Late Antiquity to the Early Middle Ages (V-XI Century): 1. Law in late antiquity; 2. Christianity, Church and law; 3. Law of the Germanic Kingdoms; 4. The Carolingian and Feudal age; 5. Customs and legal culture; 6. Church reform; Part II. The Age of the Classical Ius Commune (XII-XV Century): 7. The Glossators and the new legal science; 8. Canon law; 9. Law and institutions; 10. University - students and teachers; 11. Legal professions; 12. The commentators; 13. Particular laws; 14. Local laws; 15. The legal system of the medieval ius commune; 16. English common law - the formative years; Part III. The Early Modern Period (XVI-XVIII Century): 17. Churches and states in the age of absolutism; 18. Legal humanism; 19. Practitioners and professors; 20. Legal doctrine and the legal professions; 21. Court decisions; 22. Local law and royal legislations; 23. Natural law; 24. Jurists of the eighteenth century; 25. The sources of law; 26. English law (XVI-XVIII century); Part IV. The Age of Reforms (1750-1814): 27. The Enlightenment and the law; 28. The reforms; 29. The French Revolution and the law; 30. The Napoleonic era; 31. The Codifications; Part V. The Age of Nations (1815-1914): 32. Law during the Restoration; 33. The Historical School and German legal science; 34. Late nineteenth-century codes and laws; 35. Legal professions; 36. Legal science between the nineteenth and the twentieth century; Part VI. The Twentieth Century: 37. Law and legislation between the two World Wars; 38. Law in the second half of the twentieth century; 39. Some outlines of the new legal culture; 40. European Union law; 41. Heading towards global law?

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