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The history of English law : centenary essays on “Pollock and Maitland”

The history of English law : centenary essays on “Pollock and Maitland”

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Edition Details

  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): England
  • Publication Information: Oxford ; New York : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, ©1996
  • Publication Type (Medium): Aufsatzsammlung, History
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 89.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-history-of-english-law-centenary-essays-on-pollock-and-maitland/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

288 pages : ILlustrations ; 24 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The history of English law : centenary essays on “Pollock and Maitland” is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: The British Academy by Oxford University Press
  • Responsable Person: edited by John Hudson.
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Copyright Date: 1996
  • Location: Oxford, U.K. ; New York, N.Y.
  • Country/State: England
  • Number of Editions: 12 editions
  • First edition Date: 1996
  • Last edition Date: 1997
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD626
  • Dewey Code: 349.4109
  • ISBN: 0197261655 9780197261651
  • OCLC: 35788698

Main Contents

Maitland and Anglo-Saxon law : beyond Domesday book / Patrick Wormald
Maitland and Anglo-Norman law / John Hudson
The writs of Henry II / J.C. Holt
'The age of Bracton' / Paul Brand
Maitland on family and kinship / Stephen D. White
Maitland and the criminal law in the age of Bracton / Henry Summerson
The learned laws in 'Pollock and Maitland' / R.H. Helmholz
The origins of the crown / George Garnett
Maitland and the rest of us / Paul R. Hyams
'Pollock and Maitland' : a lawyer's retrospect / S.F.C. Milsom.

Summary Note

The volume is both an important study of late Victorian historiography and a significant reassessment of the early history of English law.

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