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The Oxford handbook of European legal history /
edited by Heikki Pihlajamäki, Markus D. Dubber, Mark Godfrey.
First edition.
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
xvii, 1192 pages ; 26 cm.
0191827428, 0198785526, 9780191827426, 9780198785521
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Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018.
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Approaches to European legal history : historiography and methods -- The ancient law and the early Middle Ages -- The law in the high and late Middle Ages : the learned ius commune and the vernacular laws -- European law in the early modern periods : fields of law and the changing scholarship -- European law in the early modern period : the age of expansion -- The nineteenth century and beyond : the emergence of modern law.
The world historical significance of European legal history: an interim report / James Q. Whitman -- The invention of national legal history / Joachim Rückert -- The birth of European legal history / Randall Lesaffer -- Abandoning the nationalist framework: comparative legal history / Kjell å. Modéer -- Global legal history: setting Europe in perspective / Thomas Duve -- Ancient Greek law / Michael Gagarin -- Early Roman law and the West: a reversal of grounds / Pier Giuseppe Monateri -- Classical and post-classical Roman law: the legal actors and the sources / Paul du Plessis -- Institutions of ancient Roman law / Luigi Capogrossi Colognesi -- Byzantine law: the law of the new Rome / Bernard Stolte -- Germanic law / Karl Schoemaker -- Western canon law in the central and later middle ages / Peter D. Clarke -- Structure of medieval Roman law: institutions, sources, and methods / Jan Hallebeek -- Substance of medieval Roman law: the development of private law / Thomas Rüfner -- Southern Europe (Italy, Iberian Peninsula, France) / António Manuel Hespanha -- Holy Roman Empire of the German nation / Mathias Schmoeckel -- High and late medieval Scandinavia: codified vernacular law and learned legal influences / Mia Korpiola -- Customary law and the influence of the Ius Commune in high and late medieval east central Europe / Mia Korpiola -- The beginnings of the English common law (to 1350) / Paul Brand -- The Scottish common law: origins and development, c. 1124-c.1500 / Andrew R.C. Simpson -- Urban law: the law of Saxony and Magdeburg / Heiner Lück -- Extral-legal and legal conflict management among long-distance traders (1250-1650) / Albrecht Cordes and Philipp Höhn -- Feudal law / Dirk Heirbaut -- Legal scholarship: the theory of sources and methods of law / Jan Schröder -- Natural law in early modern legal thought / David Ibbetson -- Law and the Protestant Reformation / John Witte, Jr. -- Law of property and obligations: neoscholastic thinking and beyond / Wim Decock -- Criminal law: before a state monopoly / Massimo Meccarelli -- Civil procedural law, the judiciary, and legal professionals / Alain Wijffels -- Jurisidiction, political authority, and territory / Ulrike Müßig -- Public law before 'public law' / Bernardo Sordi -- The law of the Holy Roman Empire of the German nation / Peter Oestmann -- French law and its expansion in the early modern period / Heikki Pihlajamäki -- English law and its expansion / Marianna Muravyeva -- Colonial and indigenous 'laws' -- the case of Britain's empires, c.1750-1850 / Mark Hickford -- The age of codification and legal modernization in private law / Jean-Louis Halpérin -- Legal formalism and its critics / Hans-Peter Haferkamp -- The constitutional state / Dieter Gosewinkel -- A more elevated patriotism: the emergence of international and comparative law (nineteenth century) / Martti Koskenniemi and Ville Kari -- The law of the welfare state / Bruno Aguilera-Barchet -- The law of obligations: the Anglo-American perspective / Michael Lobban -- Colonial criminal law and other modernities: European criminal law in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Markus D. Dubber -- European twentieth-century dictatorship and the law / Michael Stolleis -- Communism and the law / Yoram Gorlizki -- The law of the European Union in historical perspective / Peter Linseth.
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Series statement from jacket.
This handbook provides a broad overview of the development of European legal history from Ancient Greece to the twenty-first century. It engages with current research questions in international scholarship, and, in addition to Europe's heartland, details the history of its geographical 'fringes', such as Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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