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A companion to Western legal traditions, from antiquity to the twentieth century, edited by Aniceto Masferrer [and three others]

"This volume offers an extensive introduction to Western legal traditions from antiquity to the twentieth century. Drawing from a variety of scholarly writings, both in English and in translation, thirteen leading scholars present the current state of western legal history research and pave the way for new debates and future study. This is the ideal sourcebook for graduate students, as it enables them to approach the key questions of the field in an accessible way"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Antiquity (753 bc-565 ad) / Jan Hallebeek -- Early middle ages (500-1100) / Stephan Dusil, Bernd Kannowski, and Gerald Schwedler -- High and late middle ages (1100-1500) / Dirk Heirbaut and Heikki Pihlajama¨ki -- From Ius commune multi-normativity to a sovereign legislator (1500-1650) / Adolfo Giuliani -- 1650-1775 / Jean-Louis Halpe´rin -- Revolutionary period and nineteenth century (1776-1900) / Aniceto Masferrer and C.H. van Rhee -- Contemporary period (1900-Present) / Olivier More´teau, Agusti´n Parise, and Jacques Vanderlinden
Literary Form
non fiction
1st ed.
Physical Description
1 online resource (316 pages).
Specific Material Designation
Form Of Item

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