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Historical Foundations of the Common Law 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780406625038
ISBN: 0406625034
Published: April 1981
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £40.99



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This new edition of the Historical Foundations of the Common Law is far more than an account of the growth of common law.

It a provocative and stimulating book, that provides a detailed look at the earliest framework of the law and demonstrates the underlying structural changes that result in modern law.

By examining legal, social and economic history, it reconstructs legal developments into the stages through which an entire legal system has evolved.

Subjects:
Legal History
Contents:
""Introduction: A General ViewI - Institutional Background1. The Centralisation of Justice2. The Institutions of the Common Law in it's First Formative Period3. The Institutions of the Common Law in it's Second Formative Period4. The Rise of EquityII - Property in Land5. Tenures6. Early Actions7. Later Actions8. Settlement of Land at Law9. Uses and Trusts of LandIII - Obligations10. Old Personal Actions11. The Rise of Trespass and Case12. Growth of the Modern Law of Contract13. Rise of Modern Law of TortsIV - Crime14. Criminal Administration and LawTables of CasesTable of Statutes and DocumentsIndex""