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Magna Carta: the foundation of freedom, 1215-2015

Magna Carta: the foundation of freedom, 1215-2015

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Vincent, Nicholas,
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: London : Third Millennium Publishing, 2015
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Magna Carta.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/magna-carta-the-foundation-of-freedom-1215-2015-56711/ (Stable identifier)

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192 pages : ILlustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 28 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Magna Carta: the foundation of freedom, 1215-2015 is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Nicholas Vincent.
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 9 editions
  • First edition Date: 2014
  • Last edition Date: 2015
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD3946
  • Dewey Code: 342.42024
  • ISBN: 9781908990280 1908990287 9781908990488 1908990481
  • OCLC: 899706404

Main Contents

Introduction / Nicholas Vincent
Law Before Magna Carta : the Anglo-Saxon law codes and their successors before 1215 / Nicholas Vincent
Plantagenet Tyranny and Lawmaking / Nicholas Vincent
Tyranny of King John / Nicholas Vincent
Magna Carta : Defeat into Victory / Nicholas Vincent
Magna Carta in the Later Middle Ages / Anthony Musson
from Liber Homo to “Free-born Englishmen” : how Magna Carta became a “liberty document” / Justin Champion
Magna Carta in America : entrenched / Joyce Lee Malcolm
Magna Carta in the Nineteenth Century / Miles Taylor
From World War to World Heritage : Magna Carta in the Twentieth Century / Nicholas Vincent
Twenty-first-Century Magna Carta / Richard Goldstone
Magna Carta : the 1215 text
Magna Carta Sureties.

Summary Note

Magna Carta is the founding document of individual freedom throughout the world. This is the definitive account of its genesis and subsequent impact.

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