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Baker and Milsom's Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780199546800
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406016410
Published: May 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £73.00



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Baker and Milsom's Sources of English Legal History is the definitive source book on the development of English private law.

This new edition has been comprehensively revised and udpated to incorporate new sources discovered since the original publication in 1986, and to reflect developments in recent scholarship.

All the sources included are translated into modern English, offering an accessible inroad to the leading primary materials for students of the history of the common law.

The sources themselves - revealing the operation of courts across a wide range of personal and economic disputes - offer a rich resource for historians researching the development of the English government, society, and economy.

Their significance in shaping the common law spans beyond England, and ensures the collection is an essential reference point for all those interested in the history of the common law in any jurisdiction.

Subjects:
Legal History, General Interest
Contents:
Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
1: Tenure: services and incidents
2: Actions concerning land
3: Family interests and settlements at common law
4: Uses, wills, and trusts
5: Executory interests under the Statute of Uses
6: The term of years
7: Copyhold
8: Debt
9: Detinue
10: Covenant
11: Account
12: Trespass
13: Trespass on the case
14: Assumpsit for misfeasance
15: Assumpsit for nonfeasance
16: Assumpsit in lieu of debt
17: Assumpsit against executors for money
18: Various developments of the money counts
19: Consideration and privity
20: Actions on the case for deceit
21: Actions on the case for conversion
22: Actions on the case for negligence
23: Actions on the case for nuisance
24: Actions on the case for various kinds of economic loss
25: Actions on the case for defamation
Index