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Common law and liberal theory: Coke, Hobbes, and the origins of American constitutionalism

Common law and liberal theory: Coke, Hobbes, and the origins of American constitutionalism

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): James Reist Stoner
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Kansas
  • Publication Information: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©1992
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Material: Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/common-law-and-liberal-theory-coke-hobbes-and-the-origins-of-american-constitutionalism/ (Stable identifier)

Additional Format

Online version: Stoner, James Reist. Common law and liberal theory. Lawrence, Kan.: University Press of Kansas, ©1992 (OCoLC)764532922

Short Description

VIII, 287 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Common law and liberal theory: Coke, Hobbes, and the origins of American constitutionalism is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: James R. Stoner, Jr.
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Copyright Date: 1992
  • Location: Lawrence, Kan.
  • Country/State: Kansas
  • Number of Editions: 10 editions
  • First edition Date: 1992
  • Last edition Date: 1992
  • General Notes: Revision of the author's thesis–Harvard University.
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD671
  • Dewey Code: 342.73
  • ISBN: 0700605320 9780700605323 0700606300 9780700606306
  • OCLC: 24848497

Summary Note

This work suggests that American constitutionalism is the product of a combination of two opposing schools of thought: the English common law tradition as exemplified by the work of Edward Coke, and early liberal political philosophy as seen in the work of Thomas Hobbes. '''

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