European Legal History

Author: Randall Lesaffer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521877989
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This historical introduction to the civil law tradition considers the political and cultural context of Europe's legal history from its Roman roots.

A Legal History Of Rome

Author: George Mousourakis
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134131984
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This book equips both lawyer and historian with a complete history of Roman law, from its beginnings c.1000 BC through to its re-discovery in Europe where it was widely applied until the eighteenth century.

Entanglements In Legal History Conceptual Approaches

Author: Thomas Duve
Publisher: epubli
ISBN: 3944773004
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The election of the concept 'reception' to be discussed here is not arbitrary or
gratuitous, but it is due to the fact that comparative lawyers have mainly used it to
refer to many processes of legal change in very different chronological, cultural
and political circumstances throughout the history, with present echoes.3 But it
seems to be rather an abuse of a technical term performed in legal history in
order to describe a very precise legal phenomenon from a European perspective,
what ...

Nationalism And Private Law In Europe

Author: Guido Comparato
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1782253874
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Against that background, this book takes as its point of departure the need to understand the process of legal denationalisation within broader political frameworks.

European Legal Cultures In Transition

Author: Åse B. Grødeland
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316352072
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Are national legal cultures in Europe converging or diverging as a result of the pressures of European legal integration? Åse B. Grødeland and William L. Miller address this question by exploring the attitudes and perceptions of the ...

Legal History

Author: R. C. Caenegem
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 0826420001
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European civilization is the result of the efforts of many nations, each contributing
according to its talent and historical circumstances. Thus it was commonly
observed in the Middle Ages that Italy was the home of law, France of philosophy
and theology and Germany of science and technology. The Low Countries grew
into a distinctive area on the cultural map of Europe, as they emerged from feudal
fragmentation into the Burgundian Netherlands and Charles V's Seventeen
Provinces ...

Language And Culture In Eu Law

Author: Susan Šarčević
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472428994
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All that really matters is what the Courts make of the texts in their own interpretive
history. ... Stating autonomy may flag the Courts' deliberate attempt to circumvent
the legal, linguistic, cultural, historical and socio-political diversity of the Member
States. But, surely ... From a macro perspective, the development of such a unity
may be studied without reference to the diversity of languages and cultures in
Europe because broader socio-legal and political processes are the object of

The Twelve Years Truce 1609

Author: Randall Lesaffer
Publisher: Brill - Nijhoff
ISBN: 9789004274914
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The Twelve Years Truce covers the legal history of a crucial text in the formation of the Republic of the Northern Netherlands as a sovereign power and highlights its significance in the formation of the early modern laws of war and peace.

Legal Medicine In History

Author: Michael Clark
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521395144
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A collection of essays on the social history of legal medicine including case studies on infanticide, abortion, coroners' inquests and criminal insanity.