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Comparative Law: An Introduction to the Comparative Method of Legal Study and Research

ISBN13: 9781107594722
Previous Edition ISBN: 004607
Published: December 2015
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £21.99

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First published in 1946, this book formed part of the Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law series. The text was written with three key aims: to explain the origin and meaning of comparative law; to describe the purposes for which the comparative method of legal study can be utilised; and to estimate the value of comparative law as an instrument for the growth and development of the law. Tables of cases and statutes are included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in comparative law and legal history.

Comparative Law
General introduction
Table of cases
Table of statutes
1. The province of comparative law
2. The origins and development of comparative law
3. The value of comparative law
4. Comparative law and the conflict of laws
5. Comparative law and the law of nations
6. The process of comparison
7. The comparative approach to case law
8. The comparative interpretation of statute law
9. The problem of legal terminology
10. Comparative law and legal education
11. The movement for the unification of private law
12. The nature and characteristics of unified law
13. The mechanism of unification