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Lawyers, Litigation and English Society Since 1450

ISBN13: 9781852851569
ISBN: 1852851562
Published: September 1998
Publisher: Hambledon Continuum
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00

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In this series of essays, the author approaches the law from two different angles: the uses made of courts and the fluctuations in the fortunes of the legal profession. He also places the law into a wider social and political context.

Legal History
Litigants and attorneys in King's Bench and common pleas, 1590-1640
interpersonal conflict and social tension - civil litigation in England, 1640-1830
litigation, state and society in England, 1200-1990
the decline and re-creation of the English legal profession in the 18th and 19th centuries
apprenticeship and legal education in the 18th and first half of the 19th centuries
law, lawyers and the social history of England, 1500-1850
the place of Magna Carta and the "ancient constitution" in 16th-century English legal thought
courts, legal discourse, and political consciousness in early 17th-century England.