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A Short History of European Law

The Last Two and a Half Millennia

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$20.00 • £16.95 • €18.00

ISBN 9780674237865

Publication Date: 02/18/2019

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296 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction: The Making of Law in Europe
  • Part One: Ancient Times
    • 1. Roman Law: Now You See It, Now You Don’t
    • 2. The Creation of Latin Christendom
  • Part Two: The Early Middle Ages
    • 3. An Age with No Jurists?
    • 4. Lords, Emperors, and Popes around the Year 1000
  • Part Three: The Later Middle Ages
    • 5. The Birth of a European Ius Commune
    • 6. The Birth of an English Common Law
  • Part Four: The Early Modern Period
    • 7. Crisis and Reaffirmation of Ius Commune
    • 8. Crisis and Reinvention of Common Law
    • 9. From Ius Gentium to Natural Law: Making European Law Universal I
  • Part Five: Modernity
    • 10. North American Developments
    • 11. The French Revolution
  • Part Six: The Nineteenth Century
    • 12. Codifying the Laws of Europe: Making European Law Universal II
    • 13. Codifying Common Law
  • Epilogue: A Market, a Community, and a Union
  • Notes
  • Further Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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