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The Roots of Liberty

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ISBN13: 9780826208675
ISBN: 0826208673
Published: July 1994
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Format: Hardback
Price: £30.95



In this contribution to the ongoing debate over the origins of constitutionalism and free government, Sandoz brings together a selection of scholars to present a reevaluation of the place of Magna Carta and Ancient Constitution in the tradition of Anglo-American liberty and rule of law.;The book offers insights into the development of English ideas of liberty and the relationship those ideas hold to modern conceptions of rule of law.

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Contents:
The Ancient Constitution in Medieval England, James Holt;The Place of Magna Carta and the Ancient Constitution in Sixteenth-Century English Legal Thought, Christopher W. Brooks;Ancient Constitutions in the Age of Sir Edward Coke and John Seldon, Paul Christianson; The Ancient Constitution in the Legal Historiography of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, John Philip Reid;Epilogue: Diverse Viewpoints on Ancient Constitutionalism, Corinne Comstock Weston;Appendix:Text of Magna Carta