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Interpretations of Legal History

ISBN13: 9781107698192
Published: October 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
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Nathan Roscoe Pound (1870-1964) was an American legal scholar and jurist who held the position of Dean of Harvard Law School from 1916 to 1936. Originally published in 1923, this book presents a critical history of various aspects of juristic thought as it developed in England and other countries. The text was based upon a series of lectures delivered by Pound at Trinity College, Cambridge during the Lent Term of 1922. Detailed notes are included in the main body of the text. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Pound and perspectives on legal history.

Legal History
General preface H. D. Hazeltine
Author's preface
1. Law and history
2. Ethical and religious interpretations
3. The political interpretation
4. Ethnological and biological interpretations
5. The economic interpretation
6. The great-lawyer interpretation
7. An engineering interpretation