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A history of English law

A history of English law

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Online version: Holdsworth, William Searle, Sir, 1871-1944. History of English law. London: Methuen, 1903-1972 (OCoLC)565460914

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17 volumes : ILlustrations, map ; 23 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, A history of English law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: Methuen
  • Responsable Person: by W.S. Holdsworth.
  • Publication Date: 1903-1972
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 198 editions
  • First edition Date: 1903
  • Last edition Date: 1984
  • General Notes: Vols. 7-8 are without date of publication; v. 7 has preface dated 1925.
    Vols. 13-16 edited by A.L. Goodhart and H.G. Hanbury.
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • Library of Congress Code: KD532
  • Dewey Code: 340.0942
  • ISBN: 0421051507 9780421051508
  • OCLC: 1314491

Main Contents

v. 1. [Book 1. The judicial system]
V. 2. Book 1 [i.e. 2] (449-1066) Anglo-Saxon antiquities. Book 2 [i.e. 3] (1066-1485) The mediaeval common law
V. 3. Book 2 [i.e. 3] (continued)
V. 4-9. Book 4 (1485-1700) The common law and its rivals
V. 10-12. Book 5 (1701-1875) The centuries of settlement and reform
V. 13. [Book 5, pt. 1 (continued) 1793-1832]
V. 14-16. Book 5, pt. 1 (continued) From the Reform act of 1832, to the Judicature acts (1873-1875)
V. 17. General index / by John Burke.

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