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Historical Foundations of the Common Law 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780406625038
ISBN: 0406625034
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406625018
Published: April 1981
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £41.99



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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 View
I - Institutional Background;
1. The Centralisation of Justice
2. The Institutions of the Common Law in it's First Formative Period
3. The Institutions of the Common Law in it's Second Formative Period
4. The Rise of Equity
II - Property in Land;
5. Tenures
6. Early Actions
7. Later Actions
8. Settlement of Land at Law
9. Uses and Trusts of Land
III - Obligations;
10. Old Personal Actions
11. The Rise of Trespass and Case
12. Growth of the Modern Law of Contract
13. Rise of Modern Law of Torts
IV - Crime;
14. Criminal Administration and Law
Tables of Cases
Table of Statutes and Documents
Index